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Child with warts on tummy, hurting. Diagnosed chicken box. What could be its type?

My grandson had what looks like small warts on his tummy but complained it hurt so much that my daughter took him to the ER and they lanced open a really infected area and drained the stuff out said it was a type of chicken pox and that it would last a long while he is not sick or anything he is now on antibiotic and continues to day care is this right or what type of chicken pox is this?
Asked On : Tue, 5 Mar 2013
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Infectious Diseases Specialist 's  Response
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Chicken pox may cause blistering skin lesions, but the treatment is not surgical.
No antibiotic can help in chicken pox.
I think it must be something like an infected swelling. That's why probably they have opened it to remove all the pus and prescribed antibiotics to prevent secondary infections. It will be better to get it clarified from the treating surgeon.
All the best....
Answered: Fri, 2 Aug 2013
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