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    Suggest medication for chicken pox

I have chickenpox as an adult. This is the second time I have had it. It's only on my scalp and forehead. But, my eyelids are also inflamed. I am getting sharp pains from my scalp. Is that just caused by the itch? What kind of head ache medicine should I take?
Mon, 1 Sep 2014
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Hi

This is unlikely to be chickenpox, more likely to be herpes zoster, if eyelids are also inflamed you also need eye consultation , apart from gen physician . You can take paracetamol for headache.

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