Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

chicken pox

my son will be 8 months old in 6 days and yesterday he woke up with chicken pox spots. on his tummy. he only has between 12-15 spots.we are apartment managers so we had to put a sign up on our door to warn people.cause the office is our livingroom.he hada slight fever last night so we gave him tylenol.he seems finenow. i had no idea kids this young could get chicken pox.

Answer Question
 
b4byd0ll

Asked by b4byd0ll at 3:09 PM on Aug. 31, 2009 in Health

Level 3 (23 Credits)
Answers (3)
  • they can get it at any age...my kids havent had it yet...but they did have the vaccine...we thought our oldest had it at one point at two...turned out she had some ants under her crib and they had been biting her....poor thing!
    blueeyedgrl2377

    Answer by blueeyedgrl2377 at 3:15 PM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • People at any age can get chicken pox. One good thing, he shouldn't need the chicken pox vaccine.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 5:12 PM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • My little sister caught the chicken pox from me at around that age. :)
    Autumn22

    Answer by Autumn22 at 8:58 PM on Aug. 31, 2009

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.

Next question in Health
Post-Baby Pee troubles!

Next question overall (Just for Fun)
What did you name your baby?

close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN