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AAnything I can put on ds' chicken pox'ed head?

(9 Posts)
compo Tue 27-Feb-07 11:43:35

The rest of his body is covered in camolmile lotion but wondered if there is some shampoo or something I could drench his scalp with

Twiglett Tue 27-Feb-07 11:44:18

I'm sorry compo but I have to say it


... a hat?

Twiglett Tue 27-Feb-07 11:44:58

baths run through porridge oats (put handful in sock and tie round hot tap)

baths with bicarb of soda in them

maybe some oil on his scalp?

Enid Tue 27-Feb-07 11:44:59

rub his scalp with calamine cream

very good stuff

compo Tue 27-Feb-07 11:45:00

Ah Twig, you have brightened my very dull day

compo Tue 27-Feb-07 11:45:49

ooh a serious answer
Camomile cream... I've only got lotion, I take it I need to buy cream (scrathes own head wondering how to get out with him to get it!)

Enid Tue 27-Feb-07 11:49:49

cream is better

chemist has it

slalomsuki Tue 27-Feb-07 11:51:44

I have had two with Chicken pox in the last 3 weeks, infact dd is asleep with it now.

I bought the stock of Bicarb the other day and just washed her hair with some of it to relieve the scalp

melsy Tue 27-Feb-07 13:33:24

Ive been told neem oil is good for the itcheyness , not sure how easy it is to get hold of. May be a health food place ?

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