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Prep for Chickenpox
Last Post 28 Jun 2015 03:02 PM by Suzanne. 7 Replies.
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Mandy G

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21 Jun 2012 02:39 PM
    My 6 year old son has just caught the chickenpox and my 16 month old daughter has also been in contact with other kids who have had the virus.....so its only a matter of time before she breaks out too! The reason for my post is to prepare for the spots.....you cant expect a 16 month old to not scratch so how do i go about protecting her little perfect body from infection/scarring? Any advice to prepare would be great!.....thanks....xxx
    kelly

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    25 Jun 2012 12:39 PM
    Lots & lots of camomile lotion! my daughter was about the same age when she caught chickenpox from her older brother. Luckily she hasn't got any scars. Good luck!
    Ed

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    07 Sep 2012 09:54 AM
    Sorry if I sound over baring.... its obvious is it not?? Gloves is the correct answer!
    Dee

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    25 Sep 2012 12:32 PM
    Mandy G... what you on.... on one wants to give chicken pox to another!!! Get REAL
    Toni

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    05 Nov 2012 04:06 PM
    I am not sure about this post can you prepare for chickenpox?
    Sam

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    23 Jan 2013 02:05 PM
    I had the same problem! I used tube-grip bandages on his hands and feet as hos scratching was very bad!
    Keeping the infected area cool also helped.
    Libby

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    11 Apr 2013 11:39 AM
    Well for a 16 month old I would say scratch-mits!
    Suzanne
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    28 Jun 2015 03:02 PM
    I'm glad someone posted about this. My friends child just broke out in chicken pox and the day she noticed the spots my 21 month old was also player with her child. How long would it take for my lo to break out in spots if he was to have caught it? X
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