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I think I'm getting Chickenpox

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    omg my skin all over my body is itchy and I'm getting random spots/lumps coming up on my back.
    I've had chickenpox before but my friend recently got it but I think I've contracted it from him

    WHAT SHOULD I DO?
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    Relax, its possible to get it twice, but could be shingles if you start to feel achy. Probably best to see a doctor to be sure, then avoid contact with people who've never had it and use calamine lotion to help with the itching.
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    you cant get chicken pox twice. It can be shingles though. Call the GP now! Tell them what u suspect they should be able to get you an emergency apnt and they will put you in quarantine while you wait. I ad chicken pox for the first time last year so I've een through it. If you are above 18 you need to go anti virals ASAP.

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