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chicken pox baths, bicarb?

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Theonlyoneiknow Sun 23-Mar-14 14:17:14

How much bicarb should I put in a bath to help soothe chicken pox?

Thanks

cathpip Sun 23-Mar-14 14:24:18

I put in half a pot each time. Have you got old fashioned porridge oats? They work wonders, I wrapped a large handful in some netting (cut from a dressing up dress or a muslin) tied of with a hair bobble and used that in the bath.

Theonlyoneiknow Sun 23-Mar-14 14:40:49

I Got a big 200g tub of sodium bicarb from chemist, so half of that?

Am on hols so no porridge here but could always get some from the shops.but no muslin !

Thanks x

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