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Chicken Pox & Hair Washing? help

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Alun Fri 26-May-06 15:54:26

Hi all,
I have read all the chicken pox threads, very useful indeed. My daughter (2 years) has come out in loads of spots. many in her hair. I will be doing the bath "porridge oats in sock trick" but any advise about washing her hair. Shall I wait, will the hot water, shampoo and hair dryer make the spots and itching worse? Is it better to leave it a week or 2 and let her get some funky dreads.
Any advise is really helpful
cheerz

KristinaM Fri 26-May-06 15:55:24

no dont wash it. you want the scabs to stay on as long as poss

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