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Is oatmeal effective in treating chicken pox

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doctor1 MD

3 year old son got chicken pox 4 days before,iefrom Friday.His medication is : Zovirax 200mg- 2.5ml ... a lump on his back of the neck and on touch he says its paining.attached the pic.is it any side e effects ...

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In times past, was whiskey used to "draw out" chicken pox? If so is it actually a practice that will speed up the healing time? ...

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as well dr.... , what can I do for the blisters on head. I used to do oatmeal bath and apply neem paste on the blisters onmmy face and chest. not sure bcz of that or what, I'm not feeli g that bad ...

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Hi, thanks for taking my question. I'm an adult with the chickenpox . It started with flu-like symptoms on 1/18. The first spots appeared on 1/20. The worst of the rash was on 1/22-1/24. I found only one new spot yesterday and one new one the day...

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I have huge gas bloated belly after treated chicken pox with antibiotic Is enterogermina is helpful and safe to over come ? ...

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i have chicken pox scars n they say that it wont go ever.. i hate that its on my face the most ... should i use for getting fair?? does fairness creams have side effects??? ...

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Hi doctor, I have realized that I have a minor case of Chicken Pox, while the only thing it has ... it by killing the itching pain all over my body??? *PS* - [ I did oatmeal baths , calamine lotion , the whole 9 ...

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My son has chicken pox really severely, but remains in good spirit. My concern is that he has 4 .... This morning it was quite red, we have been treating his with antihistanmines (dexclorfeniramina ...

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Dear Doctor, I had Severe case of chicken pox 1 year before, which left pitted scars all over my ... of treatment is suitable for me. Laser Treatment or any medication can be effective.Regards, Roopa ...

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hello doctor, i am 34 yr old male having been infected with chicken pox. I have severe stomach ache ... wanted to know how long does it take for the pantop to take effect.. or should i go to the hospital ...

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Hi, I have recently been in contact with someone who has been diagnosed with adult chicken pox, I have already had them as a child but over the past week I have had a cold with quite a dry chesty cough ...

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hey i had chickenpox recently but i scrapped it off my face .the spots are dark red anything that i can apply on it?..i want to remove it as early as possible? ill prefer the home remedies more(if any)

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hello doctor , My son was 8 yrs old and was infected with chicken pox the tabs prescribed were 1.azilide 5oo afternoon, 2.rantac 150 morn and night, 3.alerid night, 4.acivir 400 dt four times a day i ...

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Respected Sir, This is to inform you that I suffered from Chicken pox 2 years ago, after it was recovered i had dark patches over my Forehead and cheeks and neck. It made me look as if i have attained ...

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Hi, i just got chicken pox and i am an adult. The first 2 days i had severe bodyache and i didnt know about my infection. My nephew was around me at home the whole day, and he never got it when he ...

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doctor1 MD

Welcome to HCM Home treatment includes resting and taking medicines to reduce fever and itching. You also can soak in oatmeal baths to help with itching. Isolate the infected from other because it can spread to others. Antibiotic has usually no role until other symptoms appears so avoid it. I hope have answered your query, feel free to ask Wish u good health . Regar

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for it nothing is to be done of its own itwill be normal and same as normal skin. notreatment is requered or effective to remove mark.

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usually there is no need of antibiotics in chicken pox because it is caused by a virus. antibiotics are not effective against virus. but in some cases where there is secondary bacterial infection along with chicken pox antibiotics can be used.