Sir my seven month baby had itching n red spot on all of her body from last 10 days I consulted to a doctor n he gave one tube for apply on infected area bt no relief. Now I consult to another doctor n he said that baby got chickenpox problem,please suggest me the treatment and precautions
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Dr. VJS Virdi
Pediatrician 25 yrs exp Mohali
It is unlikely to have chicken pox at 7 months age since maternal antibodies are known to protect the child atleast till 9 to 12 months of age. Anyway chicken pox or any skin lesion needs to be seen to make a proper diagnosis. Chicken pox also is unlikely given a 10 days history. Kindly consult a good pediatrician to confirm and get treatment accordingly.
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