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Old 03-15-2008, 08:47 PM   #1
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Here are some pics of my youngest dd. I took her to the doctor today because it looks like she *might* be coming down with the chicken pox. The *rash or whatever it is* is raised pimple like dots, some have white tops others just *normal* looking. The doctor was NO help, he just said "well it could be the start of the cp otherwise something else...what I don't know". He never checked her ears or throat or anything. He just said that if it gets worse over the next week to bring her back. It was about a 2 second glance at her. She keeps itching like crazy. Tell me what you think....

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Old 03-16-2008, 08:52 AM   #2
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Old 03-16-2008, 09:43 AM   #3
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No idea.
For my guys chicken pox looked like small pimples with a head on them.
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I would think it was ... id just watch for it to spread to be sure... Its been so long since i saw chicken poxs... I thought they were bigger though more like mosquito bite..
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Re: tell me what you think....

from what I remember chicken pox looking like I don't think that's it. I have no experience with mumps/measles though.
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No idea.
For my guys chicken pox looked like small pimples with a head on them.
yeah some have white on the ends of them too.
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Chicken pox for my kids were larger blisters. That looks like something else to me.
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What other symptoms has she had? How long has the rash been there? CP usually has a fever with it and the spots start on the face and trunk area. The come up into fluid filled bumps and break open within two days. GL, I hope you figure out what she has.
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What other symptoms has she had? How long has the rash been there? CP usually has a fever with it and the spots start on the face and trunk area. The come up into fluid filled bumps and break open within two days. GL, I hope you figure out what she has.
she had a fever of 104.6 Wednesday/Thursday then it went down a little bit (still over 102) and then it went away. When we went to the dr yesterday it was ay 97.2. I noticed the rash yesterday at about 12:45pm. It's still there today and it has gotten worse, but hasn't spread to her arms, legs or anything.
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Old 03-16-2008, 02:28 PM   #10
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Has she had the CP vax? Thats what my oldest Ds's looked like when he got a very mild case, right around the time they started realizing that that vax will require a booster.
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