Limit Discomfort With These Home Treatments for Chickenpox

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Coming down with chickenpox can be an unpleasant experience. For children, it's a week of uncomfortable itching and small red boils that appear all over their bodies. For teens and adults, it may be a more severe infection that can require antiviral drugs to reduce the risk of complications. If you or your child comes down with this virus, it helps to know that you can take steps to relieve some of the discomfort it causes. Try these at-home treatments to ease the itching and pain.