Symptoms and timeline of chicken pox infection?

CHICKENPOX. It takes 2 weeks after exposure to chickenpox to get the disease. It is vesicular skin lesions that turns into scabs, last for1 to 2 weeks. Lesions are very pruritic.

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Can antiviral drugs make the infection to recurr instead of life long immunity? Ex: Chicken pox

Unlikely. Since exposure chicken pox, the virus is already replicating days before pox are noted. This is ample time for a person's immunity to start making antibodies. Recurrence of cp is more likely to be based on an individual's innate immunity when they first acquire the infection and later health. Rx needs to be started in 24 hours after pox appear, and important if newborn or other health issue. Read more...

What other infections cause rashes on skin and red bumps in face besides chicken pox. My son is 4?

Viruses, mostly. Viral rashes are common in kids; chicken pox is the most popular, but just about any virus can cause a rash. Other possibilities include allergic reactions to medications or food additives, contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, and other things. It's impossible to make a precise diagnosis without seeing the rash, so you should consult a dermatologist, especially if your son is running a fever. Read more...
Many. There are many other illness that cause rashes. Most of them are viral. If your child still has the rash i would see your doctor. Read more...

Chicken Pox, Secondary infection from Blisters. Effectiveness of Augmentin? High fever not abating

Needs review . Is a reasonable choice but sometimes aggressive intravenous antibiotics are needed. Advise urgent medical assessment to exclude serious complications . Read more...
Should work. How long have you been on it? If you re still feeling ill you should get checked out. Read more...

What are the symptoms that you get with chicken pox?

Chicken pox. Fever and pox that first look like clear bumps on a red base and change. People will have the bumps at various stages. Here's a link to the cdc website which has a lot of good information. http://www.cdc.gov/chickenpox/about/. Read more...