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Is it because of chicken pox that I am having red spots on my face and body ?

Hi, i m 35 and its been 3 days that i have the chicken pox the fever is over in fact it got over two days ago but i still have the red spots all over my face and body. they havent turned into blister yet and i have no itching. does it mean it will take a longer time for these red spots to turn into blister or .....???? should i apply any oinment on them? can i shave? or shaving will damage them? should i take a shower many times a day or once is all right?
Asked On : Sat, 19 Mar 2011
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Ayurveda Specialist 's  Response
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There is no cure for chickenpox, and the virus usually clears up by itself without any treatment. However, there are some steps you can take to ease the symptoms.
Calamine lotion.can be applied to the blisters to help dry them out and soothe the skin.
Anti histamines may be used to control severe itching
Aciclovir ideally needs to be started within 24 hours of your rash appearing. It does not cure chickenpox, but it does make the symptoms less severe.
Some of the Ayurvedic herbs such as turmeric, neem, babool, patola and vata are useful treating skin disorders. One can use them as a single herb or can use as a combination. This is one of best chicken pox remedy.
Please dont shave ? please take shower but not enough
Take care
Answered: Sat, 19 Mar 2011
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