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Treatment for chicken pox scars?

Treatment for chicken pox scars?

Depends on: Where the scars are many: fillers excision face lift laser fraxel pixel chemical peels see a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How effective are antihistamines for treating chicken pox?

How effective are antihistamines for treating chicken pox?

Only for Itching: Antihistamines are used to stop the itching due to rash of chicken pox and only help itching symptoms It does not alter the course of the disease itself ...Read more

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What sort of creams are effective for old scars? by chicken pox

What sort of creams are effective for old scars? by chicken pox

None: It is doubtful that creams will eradicate scarring, regardless of the source. Consultation with a plastic surgeon may be of value and provide several potential avenues by which to deal with this. Good luck. ...Read more

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What treatments are available for coxsakie virus in adults?

What treatments are available for coxsakie virus in adults?

None: With the exception of supportive symptomatic treatment there are no antivirals which would be effective against coxsackie virus infections at this time. ...Read more

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How effective is the varicella vaccine for preventing chicken pox?

85% AND 100%: 1 Dose of varicella vaccine is 85% effective at preventing any form of Varicella(Chicken Pox) And 100% effective in preventing severe form of chicken pox It means if 15% odds you get varicella it will be really mild as you have some immunity ...Read more

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What are the signs for chicken pox varicella?

What are the signs for chicken pox varicella?

First day...: Fever, upper respiratory symptoms. By the second day you start to see rash, which rapidly progresses from a few bumps to many, many bumps. Within the next 24 hours you have sores in three stages: bumps, fluid filled bumps called vesicles, and scabs. Intensely itchy and highly contagious. No longer contagious when all the sores are scabs and no new sores are coming. ...Read more

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Is it better for children to get chicken pox than the chicken pox vaccine?

Is it better for children to get chicken pox than the chicken pox vaccine?

No: Although most people who get chickenpox get a mild illness, 1% of those infected are hospitalized and 1% of those (or 1 in 10, 000) die of complications. Much safer to get the vaccine and not have that risk (and not miss school or work or daycare). ...Read more

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Are there any diet restrictions for chicken pox patients?

Are there any diet restrictions for chicken pox patients?

Nothing special: The primary focus with this or other illnesses is hydration, so fluids or fluid containing foods are important. Other than the fluid focus, i will feed them whatever they are willing to eat.Some have significant mouth blisters and may not tolerate some solids. ...Read more

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Remedies for chicken pox for 2 yr old?

Chicken Pox: If the illness is just starting then seeing your pediatrician is recommended as Acyclovir may be helpful in shortening symptoms and reducing severity. If your child has been sick for a few days then the care is supportive. Making sure your child stays hydrated. Try and prevent scratching of lesions to prevent secondary skin infections and scarring. The rash is expected to last about 7-10 days. ...Read more

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Is there a vaccine for chicken pox?

Is there a vaccine for chicken pox?

Yes there is: Yes there is a Vaccine for Chicken Pox and is given to children at age of 12to18 months and booster at 4to6 years age ...Read more

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What's usually recommended for getting rid of old chicken pox scars?

What's usually recommended for getting rid of old chicken pox scars?

Several choices: Crater scarring is common in chickenpox. Filling, mechanical dermabrasion (planning), or surgical removal/suturing are most common treatments. All scarring is permanent, but these help reduce visual noticeability. ...Read more

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Is california baby product safe for eczema treatment?

Is california baby product safe for eczema treatment?

See below: I just looked at the ingredients in the products, and they are safe. ...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 smallpox vaccine helpful for any other diseases?

Is smallpox vaccine helpful for any other diseases?

May help with HIV: There's a paper awaiting confirmation that suggests folks immunized against smallpox have some protection against the HIV virus. There's talk of an immunization helping make asthma less likely. I am skeptical of both results. ...Read more

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Can measles vaccines (MMR&MMR)be effective for life?Can people be immuned from meas. for life after being vacc.?What test to check for meas. immunity?

Can measles vaccines (MMR&MMR)be effective for life?Can people be immuned from meas. for life after being vacc.?What test to check for meas. immunity?

MMR efficacy: Two doses of MMR vaccine are 97% effective against measles and 88% effective against mumps. One dose of MMR vaccine is 93% effective against measles, 78% effective against mumps, and 97% effective against rubella. Immunity can be checked by IgG and IgM blood titers. ...Read more

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Treating a 6 years old kid from Molluscum with immunity injection?

Treating a 6 years old kid from Molluscum with immunity injection?

Not sure: I'm not sure what your question is here. Please restate what specifically you want to know about molluscum treatment that we can help you with. ...Read more

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Can topical steroid treatment be given in viral diseases like varicella, herpes, chicken pox infections?

Can topical steroid treatment be given in viral diseases like varicella, herpes, chicken pox infections?

Topical Steroids : Topical steroids used on viral infection can affect the healing process. In fact the lesions may heal a lot slower. If you want to use topical steroids to decrease inflammation make sure you also take oral antiviral medications at the same time. ...Read more