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I have red rush on my left cheek and it is getting worse. I

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I have red rush on my left cheek and it is getting worse. I have red spots on my body. Is it chickenpox? I am 47 years old. No fever and pain
JA: How long have you had the symptoms? What seems to make the symptoms worse or better?
Customer: i think this Monday. I thought I was a spot.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: No

Hi there.
Thank you for your question.
I will be helping you out with your concerns today.

Do you have a picture that you could attach on here for me to have a look at and give you a better opinion?
Thank you

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
This morning

Is it itchy?

Any other symptoms?

Please let me know.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it is itchy but I can control. I have spots on my body.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My arm

Do you have any fluid-filled tiny blisters?

Any fever?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No fever no pain. It is difficult to say but I think a few spots are fluid filled. I am not sure to go to the pharmacy or not.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My GP closes today. I am worry that my cheek red are getting bigger

It does not look like chicken pox to me.

It looks like an allergic reaction to me.

I would recommend using an antihistamine such as loratadine or fexofenadine to help with your symptoms along with hydrocortisone 1% cream which is also available over-the-counter.

Let me know if you have more questions.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My younger daughter had chickenpox in February. It won’t be any concern?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My cheek which red area are dry.

Usually, the vast majority of adults are immune to chickenpox.

So even if your younger daughter had chickenpox, you may be immune to it or may have a very mild version of chickenpox.

Dr. SH and other Medical Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank your for your advice.