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A 24-year-old female asked:

i had chicken pox a month ago. i have black marks on face and body. what should be applied on it? how long it takes for marks to go away completely?

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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Confirm diagnosis : You may have chicken pox if you missed chicken pox vaccine that is recommended nowadays as routine God age 1 and 2 yrs of age. Once the rash had crusted over, u can apply calamine, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or other emollient for soothing effect . In most cases the marks gradually fade away in a few months u less there was infection.

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