Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Em | 2008/10/28

Q.

Cickenpox

Hi there,

My son aged 9 has Chickenpox. The rash appeared last Tuesday. I just want to konw when can he go back to school, and can he swim?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

He can only go back to school when the scabs have dried and fallen off. He cannot swim until his skin has cleared.

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

Want to comment?

Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.