Antihistamines for Itching From Chickenpox
Why It Is Used
Antihistamines can reduce itching and scratching from Reference chickenpox Opens New Window (varicella) blisters. Scratching of blisters can cause skin infection and scars. Some skin infections can be serious.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 14, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Thomas Emmett Francoeur, MD, MDCM, CSPQ, FRCPC - Pediatrics