Can we take bath while having chicken pox rash?

Aveeno (oatmeal) soaks. Using unscented soaps is recommended so as not to irritate the crusted areas. Aveeno oatmeal soaks can help soothe itching and other symptoms. If areas look infected, a quick shower is recommended instead.

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