Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Cathrine | 2011/11/09

Q.

Chicken Pox

Hi, my 6 year old has chicken pox. I have been told that I mustn''t bath him. Is this true or an old wives tale?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

You can certainly bath your son in lukewarm water. This will actually be soothing for him. Pat him dry and do not rub his skin when drying him.

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