Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: faith | 2009/11/04

Q.

chicken poxs

hi my son is 8yrs old he had chicken pox 2 weeks ago i use the calanime cream the sours have change into boils what can i do pls help

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It sounds as if your son has a skin infection called impetigo which can occur as a result of scratching the chicken pox blisters. He will probaly need an antibiotic to clear his skin infection. Please take him to be seen by a doctor.

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