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Suffering from chicken pox. Having shoulder pain and unable to sleep - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 23-Nov-2013
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Doctor:Good Morning
Doctor:I am from medical support team. The doctor is busy with another patient on phone. Would you want me to arrange a call back from the doctor in next 10-15 minutes?
User:no issues I ping you later Doctor...
Doctor:Thank you for visiting XXXXXXX Bye for now.
User:Hi Doctor...
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:two days back doctor confirmed me as I'm suffering from chicken Pox..
User:I couldn'table to sleep well, sholders paining at night..
User:he prescribed zovir 400 3times a day hyzine 25 at night only...
User:Is these tablets ok?Is there is any lotion to control the itchy feel and shouler pai..
User:*shoulder pain
Doctor:The medications given to you are antiviral and antihistamine.
Doctor:You can add tab. dolo 650mg twice or thrice a day
Doctor:that should take care of the pain to an extent.
Doctor:If you feel the pain is not better with dolo
Doctor:you can consult your doctor's again
Doctor:the can prescribe you a stronger pain killer along with antacid.
Doctor:The pain that you notice is part of infection
User:Can you please share the do & dont's doctor
Doctor:it will become better once chicken pox resolves.
User:Can I take bath daily?
Doctor:Chicken pox is similar to any common viral except that this is more contagious when compared to other infection.
Doctor:Rest adequately,
Doctor:eat a less spicy food.
Doctor:Drink plenty of fluids.
Doctor:Avoid scratching or manipulating the lesions.
Doctor:The condition improves with time.
Doctor:Whether or not you can take bath should be discussed with your treating doctor.
Doctor:He will give you permission to take bath based on the lesions on your body.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:he asked me to come after 10 days...
User:yes doctor, if any way to control the itchy feel...
User:* Is there is any way to control the itchy feel
Doctor:Hyzine that is given to you is a drug to control itching.
Doctor:You can discuss with your treating doctor whether you can apply topical agents like caladryl to soothe the itching.
Doctor:Do not apply the lotion without your doctor's permission.
User:ok thanks Doctor, thanks for your valubale suggestions...
Doctor:You are welcome.
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:no doctor, thanks for the support
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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