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Small child, spots on back, shoulder, arms, raised water spots, itchiness, scabbing. Treatment?

hi over a week ago my 5 year old daughter started getting little spots on her back,shoulders,arms and legs to witch i belived they were chickenpox but now the spots are still coming and from what others have said chickenpox are usally bigger than the spots my daughter has and spread alot more than they have.the spots look like little raised water spots but can become itchy if itched they have scabbed can u suggest what these spots are please
Asked On : Wed, 17 Oct 2012
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Hello there,

Chicken pox presents with extremely itchy blisters. Moreover the lesions appear on the face, mid region of the body and scalp. So in your case, the location of the blisters is not correlating with the classic areas of chicken pox. Also the blisters appear in different crops, ie are in different shapes and sizes and some may even crust earlier. I suggest you either send some photos of the said lesions or consult your Pediatrician as this condition is highly contagious and can not be left unattended.
Wishing your child a speedy recovery.

Take care.
Answered: Thu, 18 Oct 2012
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