Hi my daughter is 6 and has severe asthma controlled with sub-cut infusion pump. She has just spent 3 days in hospital after another attack. At the moment she is covered in a rash and doctors are pretty sure it is shingles. She is currently taking 70mg of pred a day for the next 5 days and will then reduce back down to maintenance of 20mg a day. I was reading the information leaflet in the pred and it said about coming into contact with chicken pox whilst you are taking it. I just wondered what the risks are and how dangerous or not it is.She had only been out of hospital for 10 days from her last attack and we were still reducing pred back to maintenance when this attack occured. I'm worried as my niece and nephew have chicken pox at the mo. Chloe has had it before.but it is my nieces second time. Hope someone can help . Nikki xxxx
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