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Rash after MMR jab

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Munchkinola Sun 10-Apr-05 10:53:27

The nurse told me to expect one 6-10 days after. We are on day 4 and she is covered! But its not the kind of rash I was expecting. I expected a pin prick rash like socci described on her rubella thread. These are bigger and some look like scabs [confused emoticon]

She is happy and running round causing chaos as usual but is maybe a bit more tearful.

Hands up those who think its related to jab, hands up those who think it's something else like chicken pox.

Munchkinola Sun 10-Apr-05 10:54:20

Forgot to mention they are all over her body, in hair etc

gothicmama Sun 10-Apr-05 10:58:32

sounds like chicken pox I would contact out of hours GP and get her seen to be on safe side

Jimjams Sun 10-Apr-05 11:18:04

chickenpox- leave it a few hours and it'll be obvious if it is. if she's happy in herself I wouldn't bother seeing a dr, just strock up on calomine lotion (and homeopathic rhus tox is good for itching).

Kelly1978 Sun 10-Apr-05 11:24:34

def sounds like chicken pox, my dd had them really bad like that, all over her body and head, etc.

Munchkinola Sun 10-Apr-05 11:59:58

Thank you I'll see how she goes this afternoon.

I'm more itchy than she is!

Munchkinola Mon 11-Apr-05 07:49:36

I'm guessing by the amount of itching that it's definitely chicken pox bless her. You always get it on Sunday's when you have no chance of getting anything from a chemist!

Let's hope the MMR rash doesnt add to her condition.

Thanks for all your help

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