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A Pox Upon Your House!

Vaccine --- FAIL

Chicken Pox has made its appearance here in our household.  My youngest started out Thursday with a mild fever of 101-102 all day and some fussiness.  His fever eventually broke and after his bath that night I notice pimply marks around his groin, but I just thought maybe he was sensitive to the soap or it was a diaper rash.

Fast forward to Friday morning when his thighs were now covered.  I had to go to work so DH stayed home and I told him call the doctor if it spread.  Well apparently DH didn't wear his glasses that day because when I got home his legs were covered to his feet and now his arms were getting it.  And of course, the doctor was closed.

Thankfully our pediatrician has Saturday morning hours (a must if you're looking for one!) and confirmed that Cameron does indeed have Chicken Pox.

Evidently the vaccine is only good about 70% of the time.  Nice to know.  However, since he was vaccinated, his outbreak is very mild. Mostly it is just affecting his arms, legs, and diaper area.  He did get one on his lip and the doctor confirmed some in his mouth too.  I am SO greatful he isn't itchy at all though, that would be the toughest part.

*Crossing my fingers big brother doesn't get it*


  1. Cute picture despite the chicken pox. Poor thing!


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