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Small child, chicken pox. Using pine tarsle, soaking in bath. Medications for relief?

My brother has chickenpox he got them on thursday night,is there any remedies to get rid of them fast,as he doesn t want them for christmas,they are everywhere,we are using pine tarsle and soaking him in a bath when he gets itchy we also have a cream specified for chickenpox,is there any antibiotics ,please help,regards
Asked On : Tue, 25 Dec 2012
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Feb 2013
What is the age of the child? For chicken pox you can give oral antihistamine to decrease the itching and you can apply plain calamine containing lotions over skin for soothing and to decease the itching. If there is fever you can give Tylenol every 6th hourly in prescribed dosage. And nails of the child should be trimmed to prevent scratching and secondary bacterial infection. There is antiviral drug Acyclovir is available specific for chickenpox virus and it can be give to your child after consulting your Pediatrician.
Answered: Wed, 26 Dec 2012
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