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Rash in Children

Your child does not have clear fluid-filled blisters that are grouped together and painful. That describes shingles, a rash caused by a return of the chickenpox virus.

When you look at your child's rash, do you see pus-filled blisters, or a bumpy red rash that's covered by a honey-colored crust?

Yes, my child has pus-filled blisters or a honey-crusted rash.

No, my child does not have pus-filled blisters or a honey-crust.

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