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Chickenpox advice please

(5 Posts)
mum2RandR Sun 17-Feb-13 13:23:14

Thanks so much for your replies! Haven't been on mumsnet for ages but knew if I posted on here I would get the advice I needed. Thanks again :-)

PeggyCarter Sun 17-Feb-13 11:40:49

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

LIZS Sun 17-Feb-13 11:38:50

Tepid water not hot

BeaWheesht Sun 17-Feb-13 11:36:27

Bicarbonate baths are amazingly soothing ime

mum2RandR Sun 17-Feb-13 11:04:51

My 5 year old dd developed chickenpox on Friday. The spots have just started itching & haven't crusted over yet. I haven't bathed or showered her as I heard you are supposed to keep the spots dry, but have read on the internet that people give their kids baths with oatmeal or bicarb of soda.
So was hoping somebody could tell me what the best way to go is - bath or no bath! Thanks :-)

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