What does chicken pox look like?

Dew drop on rose ptl. The lesion has been poeticly described as a dew drop on a soft rose petal. It is one of the only viral rashes that goes thru several distinct stages in one day:tiny bump, thin walled clear blister(>bb size), cloudy blister, weeping or scabbed lesion. Often coming up around ears & neck it can spred to the body in hrs. It comes up in crops of new lesions over 5+ days. Average ~200/person total.
Very small blisters. Chicken pox starts as small reddish spots, which form a very small fluid-filled blister in the middle of each spot. The small blister breaks easily when rubbed, releasing a tiny drop of clear yellowish fluid. Each spot then forms a small scab.
Bumps, blisters. Chicken pox typically starts as small red bumps which then turn into small, fluid filled blisters (vesicles) and then crust over. Typically new crops of bumps show up as the older ones are crusting. Children are contagious until all the spots have crusted.

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What does chicken pox look like in the very beginning?

Small bumps. Many wide-spreading small bumps on body. The description of the lesions is "vesiculopapular eruptions". At the center of the lesion there is one tiny semi-tranparent blister(called vesicle) seated on a pink-to red raised small papule. Read more...
Red vessicles. Chicken pox will often begin with water filled pink red sacks called vessicles. Read more...
Dew drop on rose ptl. The lesion has been poeticly described as a dew drop on a soft rose petal. It is one of the only viral rashes that goes thru several distinct stages in one day:tiny bump, thin walled clear blister(>bb size), cloudy blister, weeping or scabbed lesion. Often coming up around ears & neck it can spred to the body in hrs. It comes up in crops of new lesions over 5+ days. Average ~200/person total. Read more...

What does the chicken pox look like. Picture please?

See below. Chickepox rash always start on the trunk first then spread to arms and legs. 3-4 different shapes of rash present at same time, e.g., red spot, blister, red raised bump, and crust. Read more...