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Is it safe to give chickenpox antibiotic to a 3 years old baby?

Hi i gave my child 3 years old an antibiotic for his chickenbox as his doctor mentioned (2 times daily). Is it safe for him? I heard that if he toke an antibiotic , there is chance for him to have chickenbox again am so worried
Asked On : Sat, 31 Jul 2010
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chicken pox is a viral infection. antibiotics will not work (it works on bacterial infection). in chicken pox in vescicles chances of added bacterial infection. so the antibiotic is added to check this infection.
Answered: Sun, 9 Oct 2011
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