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Do chicken pox or flea bites look different?
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Dr. Joel Gallant
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: Very different
Flea bites are usually small red dots or bumps, especially around the ankles (near the carpet).
The lesions of chickenpox start as blisters on top of red skin, occurring all over the body. They then open, ooze, and finally crust over.

In brief: Very different
Flea bites are usually small red dots or bumps, especially around the ankles (near the carpet).
The lesions of chickenpox start as blisters on top of red skin, occurring all over the body. They then open, ooze, and finally crust over.
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