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There is no medical reason to avoid baths if you have chickenpox. See related links for reliable sources.

My husband just got out of the hospital for chicken pox and meningitis, and the nurses and doctors said to help with the chicken pox to bath in a half a bottle of "PH Balance". You can get it an any pool/hot tub place. It is normally used in pools, and hot tubs, but the said that it will help dry out the chicken pox and get rid of them faster.



Adding finely-ground (colloidal) oatmeal such as Aveeno can help improve itching. Oatmeal baths can be prepared at home also by grinding or blending dry oatmeal into a fine powder and adding about 2 cups to the bath water. One-half to one cup of baking soda may also be added to bath water to reduce itching.



If you only have regular oatmeal you can put it in a clean tube sock and put it in the bath water with you and it will be released in the water and you can take the sock and pat your skin with it. The sock method is so that the oatmeal does not plug your drain.
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