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Doctor insights on: How Long Does Red Itchy Bumps Associated With Chicken Pox Last

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I have red itchy bumps all over me and a really bad head ache and the bumps keep coming and I've already had the chicken pox!:'( I've already had the chicken pox. But I have red itchy bumps all over and wont go away. And a horrible head ache what should I

If : If patient has a new rash with a headache, then consulting their physician would be the next appropriate step. There are multiple, multiple conditions that can cause rash. The concern with rashes is that it could just be a skin process, but other processes must be considered. It is very difficult to diagnose a rash online, so a medical evaluation is typically warranted. ...Read more

Dr. James Ferguson
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Chickenpox (Definition)

Chickenpox is an illness caused by a virus known as varicella zoster. The first time someone is infected with this virus, usually in childhood, he or she will develop an itchy rash consisting of vesicles or fluid filled, reddened blisters. Chickenpox is highly contagious and spread via infected individuals. We now have an effective ...Read more


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I have itchy tiny red bumps on arms, upper stomach, upper thighs, near my elbows, and lower back. Is this chicken pox or hives?

I have itchy tiny red bumps on arms, upper stomach, upper thighs, near my elbows, and lower back. Is this chicken pox or hives?

Rash: They can be either, you really need to have your rash examined to know how to treat it and if you are contagious or not, see your doctor sooner than later. ...Read more

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I have a fever, feeling fatigue, loss of appetite, and have a itchy rash growing all over body and face except for legs. Not chicken pox because no bl?

I have a fever, feeling fatigue, loss of appetite, and have a itchy rash growing all over body and face except for legs. Not chicken pox because no bl?

Evaluation is needed: You need to see your physician. You may need a dermatologist to diagnose this rash as it may be the best clue to everything that is happening. ...Read more

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I have aquired chicken pox and coming down to the third day i see a small whitesh bump on my glans.its not itchy but can it be infective?

I have aquired chicken pox  and coming down to the third day i see a small whitesh bump on my glans.its not itchy but can it be infective?

Below: It is possible that this is secondary to the pox and is an infection but your description does not imply that. If it was an infection, it would usually be red and swollen. ...Read more

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Does my son have the chicken pox? My son came and showed me a few bumps this morning that i thought could have been just flea bits... Well when he came to take his asthma medicine tonight he said he was itchy and showed me his bumps and they have spreaded

Does my son have the chicken pox? My son came and showed me a few bumps this morning that i thought could have been just flea bits... Well when he came to take his asthma medicine tonight he said he was itchy and showed me his bumps and they have spreaded

Was he vaccinated?: Was he vaccinated against chicken pox? Was he exposed to someone with chicken pox recently? If there were no blisters, it is just a rash one sometimes get from other viral infections. If he has not received the chicken pox vaccine, he should get it after the current problem has passed. ...Read more

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I have been suffering from ingrown hair bumps all over my body after chicken pox.they also leave scars.what can I do to prevent them.they r very itchy?

I have been suffering from ingrown hair bumps all over my body after chicken pox.they also leave scars.what can I do to prevent them.they r very itchy?

Itchy bumps: Do you shave your body? If you do, shave in the direction of the hair using a single blade razor, to prevent shaver's bumps. It could also be a condition called hyperkeratosis follicularis, where the bumps are often seen on the outer arms, outer thighs and sometimes the face. Exfoliate your skin 3 times a week, moisturize daily. ...Read more

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Getting itchy little bumps all over my body. Mostly on my chest and stomach. Im 18 yrs old. Could this be chicken pox?

Getting itchy little bumps all over my body. Mostly on my chest and stomach. Im 18 yrs old. Could this be chicken pox?

Need more info: Without seeing these little bumps and obtaining some history it is impossible to give you an accurate response. Have you been exposed to anyone with chickenpox? Are these lesions like little blisters? Did they come out all at once or in several crops? Are you taking any medications? And so on and so on. ...Read more

Dr. Doanh Nguyen
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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more