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chicken pox - when can we venture out

(5 Posts)
lalaa Thu 21-Jul-05 16:06:20

Just need a sense check.

dd's chicken pox rash came out on Monday afternoon. according to nhs website, there's no evidence to show that it is contagious after day 5 of the rash.

so can I go out tomorrow, or do i have to wait until Sat?

can you tell I'm stir crazy??!

SoupDragon Thu 21-Jul-05 16:07:18

Saturday I think.

hoxtonchick Thu 21-Jul-05 16:07:59

gp told me ds was contagious for a week after the spots appeared. a looooooong week.......

Hulababy Thu 21-Jul-05 16:08:46

Once the blisters have turned to scabs.

Although when DD had them we did take her out for a walk in the pushchair, to get some air - BUT we only walked down deserted oads. Any sign of people and we skipped a road. Never saw anyoone that day at all!

lalaa Thu 21-Jul-05 16:13:47

thanks all. i'm going to go out on sunday, maybe sat if she's mostly scabby. seen them on her tongue and more sensitive areas today - poor lovey.
can't wait for it to be all over.

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