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5 year old has small cluster of blister like bumps on one side of waist. It is itchy and started about 2 weeks ago. It started as a dry itchy skin?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics
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In brief: Blisters

The cluster of blisters reminds me of shingles or herpes zoster.
It is related to the chickenpox virus and is contagious. Have him checked to confirm the diagnosis.

In brief: Blisters

The cluster of blisters reminds me of shingles or herpes zoster.
It is related to the chickenpox virus and is contagious. Have him checked to confirm the diagnosis.
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
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Dr. Jason Kline
Agree to have him checked out. Could be scabies?
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