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DD2 has chickenpox. DD1 is asthmatic, on Seretide. Do I need to do anything if she succumbs?

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pinkpaperpiggy Tue 20-Nov-12 15:34:54

DD2 has chickenpox. Spots coming thick and fast now. DD1 (6) is asthmatic. She is on Seretide. Do I need to do anything if she comes down with it?

I'VE heard that it can be worse for those on steroids.


BeaWheesht Tue 20-Nov-12 16:57:27

Ds had it last year with asthma and on clenil 100. He was smothered in spots and had but of a fever but wasn't ill as such.

mumtoaandj Tue 20-Nov-12 20:35:03

I think it is oral steroids that cause the problem, there is a warning on the information. not sure what happens etc but when my son has bad asthma and is on steroids i make sure the childminder is aware to inform me about chicken pox.

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