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#1 of 361 Old 12-07-2009, 07:14 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Hello. I'm hoping to find some chicken pox for my 3 year old. I'm in Western MA and am willing to travel an hour or so (central MA, Hartford, CT, lower VT?). Anyone out there have them?
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Im looking for them too... I live in Southern NH, been looking for a while, but without this FABULOUS tool!!!

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I am also looking for chicken pox, in CT........
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I was just speaking to a patient today about this! DD#1 got CP @ 13 months and she decided to not bring her DD to our "CP party". She was subsequently bullied into getting the shot for her DD. Doesn't want to do it again, so we're both on the lookout for someone with it!

I'll post when/if we find someone.
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seeing a thread about what used to be such a common occurrence made my night! People react as if i have a second head growing out of my shoulders if i mention that I think getting chicken pox (gasp) is better than receiving a vaccine...

my kids are 3.5 and 1...no pox planned, but not afraid,

I still remember rubbing arms with a neighborhood kid about 30 years ago, then spending a week with calamine lotion to stop from itching the sores...

But no shingles for me
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I am suspicious that my 21 month old has them! Not certain yet. he has had a fever, runny nose, sore throat and now he has ONE blister on his chest. I am on the cape. I will keep you all posted!
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I'm willing to book it to the Cape.
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looks like it is something else he still has just one blister, and his other symptoms are not quite like cp. he has diarrhea and his fever lasted 4 nights rather than the typical 2. I guess I am still on the lookout myself
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Just wanted to let everyone know... if your looking we have em!!!
One of my 3 kids started with pox tonight... chances are the others will follow (my two youngest were exposed at the same time... so the other should follow suite asap) but we might have another exposure chance in a few weeks if my oldest gets them too.
Anyways... Im in southern NH... half hour from nashua and manchester (in between the two) if anyone wants to catch some chicken pox!!!!

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I'm 17 weeks pregnant - had chicken pox twice when I was a kid. There would be no danger to myself or the baby if my 5yo got cp - would there? I would prefer him to get them now, instead of after the baby is born and only a few months old...I think?

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Just wanted to update... my youngest just started last night, so we are on child number 2, and officially contagious again for the week... if anyone wants to come over for a lolli.

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ooooooo!!!!!! I'm so excited I do'nt know what to do? Can I drive to northern NH and back to southern CT in one day???????? Why didn't I check this this morning? Will they still be contagious next weekend? probly not ....
Oh what to do??
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Im in southern NH actually, about 30 minutes from the mass border, you could make that in a day.
Next weekend Im sure he wont be contagious anymore. DD is already scabbing up, and she started Tue night... he started last night, so I would assume just through the week he will be contagious. let me know what you decide!

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grrr. my hubby says no!!!! (unfortunately is a matter of gas money and time) I hope I Hope someone catches it and brings it down here!!!
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LOL. my hubby probably would too... that is 4 hours driving. Fortunately I only had to drive an hour each way for us to get it.
I hope this helps spread it around, we have had quite a few mamas over to share with, though I believe they were all from up here in NH... hopefully SOMEONE will spread it down your way though. GOOD LUCK!!!!

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I'm 17 weeks pregnant - had chicken pox twice when I was a kid. There would be no danger to myself or the baby if my 5yo got cp - would there? I would prefer him to get them now, instead of after the baby is born and only a few months old...I think?
Moonmama, I wouldn't expose yourself unless you had your titres run to show you had immunity and read all about it to make sure you were comfortable. Most midwives and doctors do check for varicella if you have a blood draw during pregnancy. If you have insurance and haven't had it done it is probably something that insurance would cover as part of standard prenatal care.

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thanks!

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noeys, thanks for sharing lolipops and straws with my DS yesterday. He's been asking today when he can go back to his new friends house.

Keeping my fingers crossed that we'll have pox to share in two weeks.
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Hehehee. thats cute! Your welcome. I HOPE HOPE HOPE it works for you. Ill be anxious to see!!!!! FX all around!

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noeys, thanks for sharing lolipops and straws with my DS yesterday. He's been asking today when he can go back to his new friends house.

Keeping my fingers crossed that we'll have pox to share in two weeks.

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Ho hum, talk about a different type of two week wait. It's like waiting to see if you're pregnant, and yet rather than waiting to be off the walls excited, I'm waiting to see if my DS becomes itchy and uncomfortable. Here's hoping.
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Hehehee. thats cute! Your welcome. I HOPE HOPE HOPE it works for you. Ill be anxious to see!!!!! FX all around!
How are the pox? I missed this last round again and am wondering if your oldest has gotten it yet?!?! I can hop in a car at moments notice to share lollipops!
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twiddling my thumbs and waiting for DS to pop some pox. If he got them, they should be here right around Valentines weekend. I'll post at first sign.
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We're looking for the pox in Boston Metro! I'll keep an eye on this thread for possible party playdates!

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Got a 9year old, 5year old, and 2 year old to expose! Anyone have pox?

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I missed the first round too! PatchChild, where are you located? Here's hoping you get the pox soon!
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keeping this bumped. hopefully the next round will be coming around soon. i finally have internet at home so i am hoping not to miss the next round

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Anyone ever get the chicken pox?
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i'm looking too for my 3 little ones...i'm in western mass and would be happy to travel!! thanks for posting and hosting if you can!!
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There is a very good possibility we have Chicken Pox! DS has had two kids in his daycare have CP, one came down with it Feb 5-8ish and the other came down with it Feb 19-22ish. He has some small spots on his body, not yet looking like CP, but the same thing happened when DD had it. He has also had the runny nose and looks flushed and is cranky. Thought I would give a 'heads up' to see if anyone is interested in coming over if we do have it, since we seem to have two great chances for having caught it! We live in Kingston, NH which is 20min north of Haverhill, MA.

wansn't really planning on him getting this now, but can't be helped. I guess this means he may get it again later as I am still breastfeeding! (DS is 6mths and DD is 2 1/2yrs, so DD will be happy to play with anyone)
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!!! Please keep us updated on the spots.
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