How to Cure Chicken Pox?

Q:
How to cure chicken pox?

A:
In otherwise healthy children, chickenpox typically requires no medical treatment. Your doctor may prescribe an antihistamine to relieve itching. But for the most part, the disease is allowed to run its course.

If complications do develop, your doctor will determine the appropriate treatment:

  • Treatment for skin infections and pneumonia may be with antibiotics.
  • Treatment for encephalitis is usually with antiviral drugs. Hospitalization may be necessary.

To learn more you should go to a medical professional.

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