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hi i have had my grandaughter with me all wkend and i have just found out she has got chickenpox, should i be worried x

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You need to phone your rheumy nurse first thing in the morning, particularly if you are on steroids, Mtx or other DMARDs or anti-tnf as you're vulnerable to this virus. Your monitoring book should have this info in it.

Cece x

Totally agree with Cece -It can be dangerous so give the hospital at ring ASAP you may need anti -virals.

Hope your grand daughters OK

Julie X

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I agree with the above advice also xx

yeah I agree with everyone. I had to have my blood checked for anti bodies when I came into contact with it.

Get it checked. xx

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Sorry to add to this, what happens if you do catch it? does an anti-viral stop it developing? I ask as with young children it's only a matter of time...

thanks :)