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Chicken long do they keep coming?

(5 Posts)
Lake2 Sat 29-Oct-16 23:01:27

On day 4, maybe 5, for my little boy. So many more new spots have come today and I'm starting to get a little worried.
I read that they usually take 3 days to come out which is obviously not true our case.

Any tips on what to put on, please? He's crying when I apply virasooth and giving him an oat bath once a day, plus piriton. Thanks!

Cel982 Sun 30-Oct-16 06:33:57

New spots every day for up to 5 days is normal. Try Poxclin on them.

ktmummy1 Sun 30-Oct-16 08:09:46

My daughter had about 5-7 days of spots emerging she was covered!

Dinosaursgoboo Mon 31-Oct-16 01:09:56

Yes, about 5 days of new spots for us too. Poxclin was the best stuff for us.

hanban89 Mon 31-Oct-16 22:49:55

It's horrible eh? Your doing pretty much all you can. I found the virasoothe really good. Also used calamine cream as opposed to the lotion which was also good. And it's good for helping to reduce scars!

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