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Suffering from chicken pox, want to get rid of chicken pox scars. Ointment?

doctor i had been suffered from chicken pox last 12 dayz what should i do know so not to get the steps please help me im 20 yrs old f my height is 5.6 and in my age 17 i done the treatment of acne vulgaris in indore can u sugget me any cream for this
Fri, 22 Jun 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
HI...dear luvkush..,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
After 12 days total virus will be destroyed.,
Only virus antibodies will be play in role..to increase..,
Ur immunity against further outbreak of virus..,
One attack of this virus will give lifelong immunity..,
so don't worry about the recurrence...,
Now come to Post scar viral lesions..,
If U take precautions in early stages..get good respond..,
Cap...Vit E daily for 1 month..,
Apply vit E and Moisturizing cream will give good respond...,
ok thanQ
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Infectious Diseases Specialist Dr. Nicita's  Response
Here are things that you should try: Avoid scratching the itchy areas. Keep fingernails short to avoid damaging the skin from scratching. Wear cool, light, loose bedclothes. Avoid wearing rough clothing, particularly wool, over an itchy area. Try over-the-counter oral antihistamines such as diphenhydramine (Benadryl). Medications that fight the chickenpox virus are available but not given to everyone. To work well, the medicine usually must be started within the first 24 hours of the rash. It is not useful in your case now.
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