Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Mom | 2009/07/01

Q.

Chicken Pox - 4 year old

Dear Paed

My LO has chicken pox which he got from his little brother. We are on day 5 with the chicken pox and some of the spots are starting to scab, how will I know when its safe for him to return to school or interact with other kids?

Many thanks

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your son cannot return to school until the scabs are healing. He is still infectious now.

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