Skip to Content
Home > Wellness > Health Library > Chickenpox: Preventing Skin Infections
Browse and register for related classes.
chickenpox blisters can lead to skin infections, not
to mention scarring. In rare cases, infected chickenpox lesions can lead to
toxic shock syndrome.
To keep children from scratching chickenpox blisters:
To help prevent irritation of chickenpox blisters:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Current as ofApril 28, 2016
Current as of:
April 28, 2016
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
To learn more about Healthwise, visit Healthwise.org.
© 1995-2016 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.
Feeling under the weather?
Use our interactive symptom checker to evaluate your symptoms and determine appropriate action or treatment.
250 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
Share Feedback and Questions
View Quality Data
© 2017 Concord Hospital