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Chicken pox starting on the bum or has a bug got trapped in his pants?

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ThePhantomPlopper Mon 29-Jun-09 17:32:06

DS had 1 spot yesterday on his bum, thought nothing of it.

Today he has 5, they are red with a head, all on his bum.

Doesn't look like he has any anywhere else, do they appear this slowly?

It is rife in his pre-school, but because there are only a few and localised I'm thinking its more likely to be insect bites?

PlumBumMum Mon 29-Jun-09 17:35:39

2 of my dcs had most of their chicken pox on their bums, very v v v sore and uncomfortable you have my sympathies, sad
run out and get some calamine cream and some priton before shops close!

bodiddly Mon 29-Jun-09 17:37:52

my ds has this at the moment ... his started on his groin .. and have appeared very very slowly! He only has about 20 spots after 3 days!

ThePhantomPlopper Mon 29-Jun-09 17:42:35

Have some cream somewhere, shall dig it out, although he's not complaining of them itching yet.

I thought they appeared really quickly.

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