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How To Cure Chicken Pox Faster
Caused by the varicella-zoster virus, chicken pox results in a blister rash that starts on the stomach, back, and face and spreads throughout the entire body. These small itchy blisters eventually scab over. Associated symptoms include itching, fatigue, malaise, and a fever. The most effective method to prevent spreading of the varicella virus is ...Read more
Confusing question: Chicken pox heals over time by itself. Any medication taken during the illness (zovirax) may help reduce the intensity of the illness but it does not "kill" the chicken pox virus or change the timetable of resolution. If you have had chickenpox , your body will develop antibodies that prevent a future case. The medication does not alter that process. ...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
It has been almost a year since i had chicken pox but the marks won't just go! is there any cure for it?
Chicken pox: If you have dark spots left over, glycolic acid, retinol, kojic acid, and hydroquinone can be very useful. If those don't work, see your dermatologist for a prescription. If they're scars, the otc products aren't very effective, especially a year out. See your dermatologist for treatment options. ...Read more
Hello, my wife has chicken pox. What should we do so it can be cured? Secondly, what measures should we take so i and my kids don't get infected too?
Depends: Most chickenpox will self heal over a week or so in kids.There are antiviral medications that can suppress the intensity of the illness if taken early in the illness, but these are not recommended for most natural cases in kids. Adults should receive treatment because of the amplified intensity and complications involved. ...Read more
Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. They also improve with time. See a dermatologist or board-certified plastic surgeon to evaluate your options. Good luck! ...Read more
Treat pox & scab: As they say, stop picking! leaves scabs alone and gently shower keeping these clean. Topical ointments and crams are usually not effective during the active phase. A lid tobacco use and sun exposure. Once separated keep wounds clean with mild cleanser such as cetaphil followed by ointment. ...Read more
I got chicken pox 2 weeks ago now my blisters had fall out.but if am going out in sun it's itching a lot in my body.what to do to cure it?
Time: will get better as time goes on. Avoid anything the irritates the skin ...Read more
I have chicken pox i m 24 m. There are spots on my testicles as well..Do they fade with time ? How long does to take to cure with all spots ?
Chicken pox: It takes about3 weeks for all the pox to clear up completely. ...Read more
Before 10 year ago, i had suffering from chicken pox and cure but white spots on skin remain as it is. now they are spreading and itching. suggest t/t?
Tinea versicolor?: I suspect it's another easily treated condition. See a Derm and get properly diagnosed! ...Read more
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