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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   is there anything that can be done to help with the blisters from chicken pox?
Doctor :when did you contacted this chicken pox
User :   it's my friend
User :   it's been 3 days
User :   they are a
Doctor :   you should use antiviral medication to get rid of symptoms asap
User :   the blisters are all over his body it's very serious
User :   he saw a doctor and is on valtrex
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   good
User :   the symptoms are getting worse though
User :   and the blisters and very uncomfortable
Doctor :   you should use antiviral

User :   is there anything to help with the comfort at least?
Doctor :   you should avoid bath for couple of days

Doctor :   dont handle them with your fingers

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