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Please Suggest me chicken pox diet and reciepe for faster cure?

Please Suggest me chicken pox diet and reciepe for faster cure?

None I know of: This runs its course over a period of a week or 2. They can eat whatever they are comfortable with, given the amount of oral blisters. No specific med, vitamin or diet that I know of will alter the length of recovery. ...Read more

Dr. James Ferguson
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Chickenpox (Definition)

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


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How can you stop chicken pox faster?

How can you stop chicken pox faster?

Viral: Chicken pox is a virus. Best treated by lots of fluids, aavoid sun, and avoid itching. ...Read more

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How do you cure chicken pox in a child?

How do you cure chicken pox in a child?

Self heals: The illness passes through several phases while the immune system heals the body. Some will use antiviral meds in severe cases but it is not recommended for routine care. ...Read more

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What's to be done about chicken pox faster?

What's to be done about chicken pox faster?

Patience: Antiviral medications may cause minimal help.But it generally will resolve in 1-2 weeks. ...Read more

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Can chicken pox be contracted a second time if once cured?

Can chicken pox be contracted a second time if once cured?

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

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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?

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 more

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What is the best cure for chicken pox?

What is the best cure for chicken pox?

AntiViralZovirax: Chicken pox is usualy mild disease which takes it's own course One can use Anti viral therapy early in the course which will shorten the course and make patient better faster ...Read more

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What is the cure for chicken pox?

What is the cure for chicken pox?

Chicken pox: Usually chicken pox is treated symptomatically with analgesics for fever, antihistamines for itch and calamine lotion to soothe skin. In adults sometimes antiviral medication are prescribed too. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to make the chicken pox bumps/marks go away faster?

Pills: Valacyclovir or Acyclovir will make a difference if started within the first 3 days. Valacyclovir is best, the sooner it is started the more benefit is possible, continue for 1 week. Side effects are seldom seen. ...Read more

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I'm wondering how much time does it take to cure measles and chicken pox?

Short time: 7-10 days is the magic number for most viral infections and if the person is healthy before that is the time frame for them. ...Read more

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I have chicken pox and i need to rid of them fast! what are the best ways to help?

I have chicken pox and i need to rid of them fast! what are the best ways to help?

Antiviral medication: Chicken pox will run its natural course, but you can ask your doctor for antiviral medication to help the rash dry up faster. ...Read more

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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

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How can you cure chicken pox i you don't have the vaccine?

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

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How can I quickly cure chicken pox scars?

How can I quickly cure chicken pox scars?

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

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What could I do to make chicken pox heal faster and how to treat the scars?

What could I do to make chicken pox heal faster and how to treat the scars?

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