Suffering from chicken pox. Steps/medications to be taken? - Online Doctor Chats
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I am suffering from Chicken pox
it started yesterday
do i need to take any anti biotics ?
Well it is a viral infection.
Antibiotics do not help with the infection.
If you see any signs of infection of lesions, then you have to take antibiotics.
The signs of infection are pus formation
i got boils
it is liqid filled
Do you think boils are at same place as vesicles of chicken pox
I didnt get you
Boils are bacterial infections.
If you think that boil like lesions are occuring at the same place as vesicles then you may need to take antibiotics
is there any difference between chicken pox and small pox ?
The virus that causes both is different.
Do we any creams or powders for removing the marks caused by chichen pox
Small pox has been eradicated from earth.
I think best way to deal with it is to let it take its normal course.
any other precautions or measures to be taken ?
If it is severe enough then you may ask your physician for a prescription.
Yes, do not rub anything on it.
It may cause bacterial infection to occur.
Keep yourself clean.
Do not step out in the sun.
Take nutritious food.
Can I know your age.
I am assuming that you are getting it for the first time in your life.
It will help you develop immunity.
How many lesions have you developed by now?
havent counted but good number
yesterday i had 4
today it increased
how about today?
I think it is still not that bad.
how many days will it take for recover completly ?
Adults tend to get bad chicken pox.
I will suggest that you take time off work.
and take rest.
can i continue ?
or do u suggest me to stop for a while ?
that was for my irregular periods
I am an allopathic doctor.
But I think it is best to stop them for a while.
sure will do
and consult the homeopathic doctor.
thanks much for your time
Hope I helped.
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