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Treatments For Cow Pox
Comfort measures: Most will erupt over 6-7 days & the blisters come out in waves. Bathing 2-3 times daily in tepid water helps reduce the chance individual open blisters will become secondarily infected & adding Aveeno powder to the wash can soothe the itching. They remain contageous until the last blister has dried or 7 days. Some germs will be airborne if they cough. Avoid aspirin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is gluthaione an effective treatment to evenly lighten the body? I had chicken pox 2 years ago sand still have black marks all over my body.
Chickenpox scars? What treatment can completely erase chicken pox scars? If not completely at-least to the most?
There: There are multiple options for scar therapies. You should seek out a dermatologist or plastic surgeon to evaluate. Options range from fillers like Restylane (dermal fillers) and juvederm to resurfacing therapies like fractional co2 lasers and dermabrasion. Other treatments include subcission- loosening up scars or cutting out the scars entirely. It may take multiple treatments before you are satisfied with the results, but have patience, and know that it is a process. At las vegas dermatology, we use the smart skin co2 laser by cynosure to resurface skin and remove pock marks. ...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
How do I know if what my child has is chicken pox or an allergic reaction to amoxicillin? She finished treatment 3 days ago and spots barely appeared
Rash: The 2 rashes are very different. The rash with chickenpox generally erupts initially on the chest. They start off as red spots in clusters that form blisters with little indentations. An allergic rash looks more like hives and can also be a virus. Hives look like welts and move around. They are both itchy. A picture for your doctor may be helpful. All the best. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've trouble socialising becoz of dark chicken pox pot mark on my face, used Mederma btnot much help. Any other creams? Derma-treatment too expensive 4me
Got the chicken pox over 10yrs ago & I still have a scar on my face. I tried Ambi & bio oil & had a reaction to both. What's a good at home treatment?
I have cerebellum shrinkage because of the chicken pox vaccination and I have shakiness. What could be a treatment for this?
This is an...: ..Interesting question. Cerebellar ataxia is a *rare*side effect. "shakiness" is not the same thing as ataxia. Ataxia is an inability to coordinate balance, gait, and extremities. I doubt your cerebellum has shrunk. Who told you that it has, or that it is a side effect of the chicken pox vaccine? Was a scan done? If this is what you have been told, I would seek a second opinion for confirmation. ...Read more
My baby has chicken pox and her tongue and mouth are full of spots! She can't feed, sleep and cries a lot! Is there a treatment for her mouth?
Benadryl/Maalox: Mix equal parts of liquid Benadryl and maalox. Then take a q-tip and paint the mixture on to the sore areas. You can also give oral tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for pain relief. You don't mention age, but if old enough (like past 8 months) can let her lick on a popsicle for relief. Do not use any products containing aspirin. And people out there - ge your varicella vaccine on time so babies don't catch it! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter is almost 3 years old and had chicken pox over 2 years ago, and since then her hives/bumps have not gone away. She keeps breaking out over and over again. We've seen 3 specialists and they told me it was scabies (so we did treatment for that, I
See below: This does not sound like chicken pox. It sounds more like chronic hives. Some people will have recurrent hives, and the cause is found less than 5 percent of the time. Triggers, can be exercise, cold or heat exposure, stress, etc. The key is treatment. Your child should take 1 tsp of Claritin (loratadine) daily. She should also see an alllergist. ...Read more
If smallpox only affected humans, where did the first person contract it from? Is the virus related to other "pox"? Rickettsial, cow, chicken?
Virus: If they're all named with the same genus because they are related. Chicken pox is a herpesvirus; the rule only works with the latin names. These viruses mutate and gene-swap so that's how they can 'jump species' and change from being zoonotic to affecting humans. ...Read more
Along with chemo: Ayurvedic treatments include several other measures to purify body eliminate 'dosham' the bad sap out of body for the cure., not just drinking cow's urine. First to continue the chemotherapy with the oncologist, then you want to supplement it is ok. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Risky choice: The 'holistic healers' that tout this option do so without any science and with very small numbers of patients successfully treated, making predictability of results questionable. Would recommend sticking to allopathic treatment options (chemo / radiation) from an oncologist, but could add as adjuvant option. More info here: http://cowurine. Com/index. Html. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers