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Relief from pain and itching during chicken pox - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello?
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   My husband has the chicken pox, what can i do to relieve the pain and itching?
Doctor :   since when he has
User :   the outbreak started monday
Doctor :   does he have fever?
User :   not at the moment he took tylenal
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   for itching you can apply calamine lotion over the rashes
User :   there are also a few soars in his mouth that have turned black
User :   ok
Doctor :   or sandal powder
Doctor :   the sores will turn black and fall on its own, no need to worry
Doctor :   donot rub or scatch the rashes since chances of infection and spreding is more
User :   Alright, should he use mouthwash to keep the black spots clean?
Doctor :   no need, if he wants he can use
User :   thank you for your help
Doctor :   Welcome
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