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I for my sons, I would like to know if has chicken pox, he

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Hello I for my sons , I would like to know if has chicken pox , he has a rash on his face and his body
JA: How long have you been dealing with this issue? Any other skin concerns?
Customer: The rash start on Wednesday
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: he said that is itching
Hi. Dr Hayat here.  Welcome to JA

Do you mind sending me a picture plz

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
already sent to you

What's his age? Any fever?

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
He is 5 years old , he has a lurking bit of temperature last night

OK. Any cough ? Sore throat?

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
he is coughing

What meds is he on at the moment

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
He is not taking medicine

OK. There are certain things that need to be done here. It is chicken pox

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
what we need to do ?

drink plenty of fluid (try ice lollies if your child is not drinking) to avoid dehydration

take paracetamol to help with pain and discomfort

cut your child's fingernails and put socks on their hands at night to stop them scratching

use cooling creams or gels from a pharmacy

speak to a pharmacist about using antihistamine medicine to help itching usually chlorpheneramine

bathe in cool water and pat the skin dry (do not rub)

dress in loose clothes

There are certain things that should not be done

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
perfect Dr.
Thank you very much .

do not use ibuprofen, as it may cause serious skin infections

do not give aspirin to children under 16

do not go near newborn babies, people who are pregnant and people with a weakened immune system, as chickenpox can be dangerous for them

do not scratch the spots, as scratching can cause scarring

No antivirals needed

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Perfect Doctor
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Thank you so much

Best wishes.  Please feel free to contact me if you have any further questions or need to follow up.  I will be happy to help and advise.

Have a great day.

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Thank you Dr.
Have a great day
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Dr . One more question .
How many days has to be out of school ?
2 weeks..
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Ok thank you
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Take  care !
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Ah thank you .
Sorry I did not understand


No problem..

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