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Is it common to have a rash that itches and is feverish after a chicken pox vaccine?

Fever and rash. It is not common to get either a fever or a rash from the chicken pox vaccine. See your doctor for diagnosis. Read more...
Nope but. you can actually get a mild case of vaccine strain chicken pox. This can spread to other people. It is rare and not usually serious but avoid contact with people with weakened immune systems. It is usually a mild rash with several small bumps around the site of the injection. If it is different from this, see a provider right away. Read more...
Yes. Chicken Pox Vaccine is a live virus vaccine.Some people may get a mild rash up to a month after the vaccination.One in ten people can get mild fever as a reaction to the vaccine. Read more...

I get a rash on my stomach twice a year over a healed chicken pox bump and it last for 1 to 2 months and itches like crazy. What can it be?

Needs to be seen. Skin rashes are notoriously difficult to diagnose without being seen. You should see your primary care doc or a dermatologist, preferably when you are having the rash. That is the best way to figure out what this might be. Read more...
Shingles? Shingles is an often recurrent vesicular "rash" that typically occurs asymmetrically, and may be associated with discomfort. Don't scratch it! to be certain of the diagnosis however, so appropriate treatment can be offered, the eruption should be evaluated medically when active. Read more...

My daughter has chicken pox mainly on hear scalp. What can I use to relieve the itching?

Chicken Pox. Hello. You can give her diphenhydramine (generic for Benadryl) to help with the itching. It lasts for about 4 hours but may cause some drowsiness. Cetirizine (or Zyrtec) can also reduce itching, and it lasts 24 hours. You might also want to use a moisturizing conditioner when washing her hair/scalp to reduce itching from dryness. Hope she feels better soon! Read more...

Red rash on 2 and a half years old. Rash is a little bumpy. Slight fever. No pain nor itching....Is it chicken pox?

Very unlikely. Your child should have had the first set of chicken pox shot already. Chicken pox (varicella) always start on the trunk, initially as raised red bumps. As the rash spreads to periphery (arms and legs), blisters and pustules (blisters with pus-like fluid in it) appear. These rashes cause itching. Read more...
Different stages. The rash in chicken pox is very itchy and is characterized by having different looking rashes on the skin at the same time. This represents the evolution of the rash over time. So if you look at a person with chicken pox you can see a lesion that is just a red bump next to a lesion that looks like a blister and you may see another lesion that looks like it is crusting over. This happens over days. Read more...