Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
178 Doctors are Online

Treatment for chicken pox rashes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Skin Rash
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2307 Questions
User :   hello my 6 year old daughter has a rash and i am wondering what it is
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
User :   hi
Doctor :   Let me read what u have written
Doctor :   When did this rash begin?
User :   i am wondering if it is measles and whether measles are about in n.s.w
User :   yesterday but when i gave her clarantyne it went away
User :   then this morning she had it again and i thought it could have been an allergy
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Does she have fever?
User :   but it has come back tonite
Doctor :   Ok
User :   yes she did when i checked her temperature
Doctor :   Ok Can You describe the rash?
Doctor :   Where is it located?
User :   it was 38.4
Doctor :   Where did It first begin?
User :   it is red in colour n it started on her arms n back
User :   but is now on her face as well as her body
Doctor :   is it itchy?
User :   no its not
Doctor :   Is it in the form of blisters?
User :   but seem to get worse when she is over heated
Doctor :   is it in the form of blisters?
User :   yes some are
User :   but others are just spots
Doctor :   Has she been vaccinated for measels?
User :   yes she has
Doctor :   Does she have any blisters in the mouth?
User :   no we checked that
Doctor :   What about cough and cold?
User :   she ahs had a cough over the past few days
User :   but no cold
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Has she taken any other medication other than claryntine?
User :   no she has not but if the fever had stayed i would have given her paracetomol
Doctor :   Ok so u are sure that there is nuthing on her face?
User :   i said she had the rash on her face
User :   it is on her cheeks n forehead
Doctor :   Ok is it possible to send a picture of the rash?
Doctor :   You can send it to YYYY@YYYY
User :   yes it is
Doctor :   If You have a webcamera or a cell phone?
Doctor :   If it is possible You can send a picture of the rash here?
Doctor :   There are several possibilities of this rash
Doctor :   Since Your child has been vaccimnated for measels it is possible that the rash is not measels
User :   ok just trying to send photo
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It is possibly A viral rash
Doctor :   Chicken pox is a strong possibility due to the blisters which your daughter is facing
Doctor :   It would be best if You consulted a doctor in Your locality to show the skin lesions and confirm the diagnosis
User :   i think i will call after hours doctor and get them to have a look as i cant send this
Doctor :   Also a physical examination of your daughter is very important to rule out any other condition'
Doctor :   Ok
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   How many days has she had this rash?
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help You with?
Doctor :   blister rash with fever
Doctor :   blister rash with fever
User :   no thank you i have rung the after hours doctor so they can have a look at her
Doctor :   ok bye for now
Doctor :   Ok bye for now
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor