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Any ideas please what this rash could be?

(5 Posts)
MyOtherNameIsBetter Tue 09-Jun-15 10:02:18

DS age 3 woke up like this on Sunday. He is not unwell and it doesn't seem to bother him

I thought it was a rash from his swimming lesson floatation belt (tied on with string!) but it's not getting any better

MrsNextDoor Tue 09-Jun-15 19:44:32

It looks like herpes!

Psipssina Tue 09-Jun-15 19:51:06

Could it be shingles? Is it just round one side?

Psipssina Tue 09-Jun-15 19:51:46

Sorry, just seen you posted this morning. I hope you have had him seen, it's important to get antivirals started ASAP if so.

MyOtherNameIsBetter Tue 09-Jun-15 22:13:58

Thank you. Yes is shingles! It's just on the one side yes.

We've got anti virals. I'm having to cram 4 doses into 12 hours so giving 3 hourly rather than 4 and he's got diarrhoea already poor little thing sad

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