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Recently had chicken pox. Having mild headache and pain in eye. Worrisome - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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User:Hello, recently I got Chicken Pox and after a break of 2 weeks I joined back office this Monday.
Doctor:I hope all the rashes and itching has subsided
User:I am feeling Ok. But whenever I start reading or writing my eyes start paining. Also I start having mild headache.
User:Yes no rashes and itching now.
User:For medication I had earlier taken Zify 200 and Cetzine
Doctor:was this advised by a doctor ?
Doctor:it is common for people with viral infections, who are resting, to have persisting symptoms of body pain and fatigue
Doctor:which is what you have
User:Earlier no medicine was prescribed other than Cetzine, but after 2-3 days I started having fever and then Zify 200 was given
Doctor:having a good nutrition to begin with, and taking it slow might be very helpful while getting back to work
User:Ok. By any chance you think my eyesight has suffrered. I dont have issues of blurred vision etc, but my eyes and head starts aching a bit.
Doctor:No, since you dont have any blurred vision, your eyes are ok
Doctor:you are just fatigued
Doctor:you can take a crocin or Disprin tablet, when you have such pain
Doctor:or , you can take them , at the onset of your symptoms, for the next few days
Doctor:soon enough, they will settle down, and you will feel better
Doctor:have u followed my suggestions ? Any doubts ?
User:Yes Dr. Thanks for the advice. I was just worried thinking my eyesight has gone weak.
User:Thanks a lot for the clarifications.
Doctor:You are very welcome
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