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What's the fastest way to cure chickenpox?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Chickenpox

Treatment for chicken pox can include Acyclovir (antiviral medication).
Itching can be soothed with calamine lotion ; colloidal oatmeal baths. To reduce infections from scratching blisters – keep fingernails short. Prevention is however best. The best protection against herpes varicella- zoster virus (vzu) is vaccination.

In brief: Chickenpox

Treatment for chicken pox can include Acyclovir (antiviral medication).
Itching can be soothed with calamine lotion ; colloidal oatmeal baths. To reduce infections from scratching blisters – keep fingernails short. Prevention is however best. The best protection against herpes varicella- zoster virus (vzu) is vaccination.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Parimal Parekh
Pediatrics
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In brief: Acyclovir

Anti virals like Acyclovir if started within 72 hours of starting of chickenpox rash, can shorten the duration of chickenpox.

In brief: Acyclovir

Anti virals like Acyclovir if started within 72 hours of starting of chickenpox rash, can shorten the duration of chickenpox.
Dr. Parimal Parekh
Dr. Parimal Parekh
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