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small blister like spots and high temperature

(9 Posts)
urmydarlings Tue 18-Feb-14 22:05:53

dd8 has had a headache and high temperature since yesterday , getting her into bed noticed blistery spots on her tummy and sides. it looks like she itched some and they kinda popped! any ideas what it might be. ?

ilovepowerhoop Tue 18-Feb-14 22:07:10

chicken pox?

exexpat Tue 18-Feb-14 22:08:34

Sounds like chicken pox to me too.

MyICDiscalledsparky Tue 18-Feb-14 22:08:52

Definitely sounds like chicken pox

urmydarlings Tue 18-Feb-14 22:12:36

uh oh, but these look smaller than chicken pox or have I forgot since eldest ywo had it a long time ago?
oh no I have a 22 month old too. arghhhhh

urmydarlings Tue 18-Feb-14 22:13:20

btw thanks for the quick replies.

exexpat Tue 18-Feb-14 22:13:30

The first few blisters can be tiny, but they expand, as far as I remember.

urmydarlings Tue 18-Feb-14 22:16:33

ok so better get my ass in gear for a agonising week or two huh!
dh is away too so all the more for me!

eastmidswarwicknightnanny Sat 22-Feb-14 16:58:55

Yep sounds like chicken pox seems to be doing the rounds my 3yr old has it going round nursery n childminder he has loads spots now started with 2 on Thursday n other than spots u wouldn't know he was ill.

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