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Do Symptoms Like Chicken Pox Go Away Quickly
Depends on age: Varicella (chickenpox) lasts a little longer in adolescents & adults. In children new crops of blisters called vesicles appear daily for three to five days. Each crop ripens and then crusts over over a period of 3-4 days. So acute illness is present for 6-9 days. Marks from individual lesions can last for years, however, especially if picked at. ...Read more
Chickenpox is an illness caused by a virus known as varicella zoster. The first time someone is infected with this virus, usually in childhood, he or she will develop an itchy rash consisting of vesicles or fluid filled, reddened blisters. Chickenpox is highly contagious and spread via infected individuals. We now have an effective ...Read more
I had chicken pox they have left black marks on my face .Will these black marks go away.Is there any cream to fade marks these marks quickly .
Fade with time: They will fade with time. Mederma may help as can shea butter. Look at a product called protandim as well...You need to find a distributor in your area. Vit e oil can also help a little as can a product called schmoove (look at www.Sijinbao.Com for practitioners near you). ...Read more
I have recently suffered from chicken pox and left with scars more like small holes on my face.Will they go away in time or do I need treatment?
Cocoa butter: Try using cocoa butter to help easing the scars. ...Read more
I have chicken pox, but my boss says I need to come to work. Is there anything I can do to make it go away faster?
Yes: Chicken pox in an adult is serious. (presumably you don't have shingles, an adult form of the varicella zoster virus) adults can be very ill, and complications can include pneumonia, meningitis... See your doc, get a proper diagnosis, and follow treatment guidelines; if questions, see infectious disease expert. If boss insists u come to work, give him a big hug and a kiss upon arrival. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1-2 weeks: Usually the disease is gone in 1-2 weeks, although the lesions may take a bit longer to heal and there can be exceptions. ...Read more
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?
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 or other emollient for soothing effect . In most cases the marks gradually fade away in a few months u less there was infection. ...Read more
My nephew is only 3 years old and has the chicken pox. How many days will it take for them to go away?
Perhaps a week: In most cases it takes upwards of a week before all the lesion's have crusted over. This is when one is generally no longer considered to be contagious. Sometimes it can take longer if there are a lot of lesions, shorter if there are only a few lesions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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