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Chicken pox with no scabs?

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decaffeinated Mon 10-Aug-09 09:49:03

Hello,

My son had his MMR jab about 10 days ago, and last week had a fever for 4 days, then became covered in spots. I took him to the docs who diagnosed chickenpox.

The fever's gone now, and the spots have subsided but are still there. One looks a little bit like a mini-lovebite. In total, he's had the spots for 5 days.

I'm taking him back to the docs this afternoon, but in anyone's experience, can you have chickenpox but the spots don't turn into scabs?

Seona1973 Mon 10-Aug-09 12:53:21

doesnt sound like chicken pox. could it have been a measles rash from the MMR as that is a common side effect 7-10 days after the injection?

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