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Help we have the pox!

(2 Posts)
TheLadyWithTheYellowHat Tue 07-Jun-16 18:35:53

Ds (3) has been diagnosed with chicken pox he hasn't got alot of spots, just a few clusters on his chest. His temperature is through the roof and he wont stop being sick I have no idea what to do to help him as my mums on holiday and I can't get through to her! Advice please smile

Sedona123 Tue 07-Jun-16 19:02:19

Sorry that I can't offer too much help as DS hasn't had chickenpox ... yet. I did recently read that you should never give Ibuprofen for chickenpox, and should give Calpol instead. You may also want to try Piriton as it helps relieve itchiness. How high is his temp?

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