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Could this be chicken pox again?

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Chickenpox Sun 07-Oct-12 17:59:48

Sorry, already posted in general health and realised there was also children health.
DD had chicken pox when she was 6 but very mildly (only 13 spots).
Now she is 8 and I noticed 3 blister like spots on her face which she said are itchy, tiny pin prick spots all over her tummy which I assumed was some sort of heat rash, and I have just discovered another spot on her back.
Could she get it twice? If yes how long does she need to stay at home I can't remember from 2 years ago?

BeaWheesht Sun 07-Oct-12 18:31:42

Yes it sounds likely especially since she had it so mildly.

She needs to stay in until all spots have come out and the last one has crusted over.

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