After four to five days , as the erupted vesicles start to crust over, those that haven't done so will harden and form little indentations, called umbilication. The infection spreads in a similar way to colds and flu. Recommendations typically include:. The first post, from Mississippi State University, is very good.
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Chickenpox and shingles are caused by the same virus. I thought antibiotics did not help a virus All rights reserved. How light therapy could protect the brain.