10 Signs and Symptoms of Chicken Pox

9. Headaches


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Be it from the lack of food, fever, or just being sick in general, headaches are a common symptom experienced by those suffering from chickenpox. Drinking plentiful amounts of water will often help with these headaches. It’s very important to note: Do not take aspirin when suffering from the chickenpox virus, as doing so could result in Reye’s syndrome, which is a rare but serious condition that can cause the brain and liver to swell. Instead, ibuprofen or acetaminophen is recommended, but you should consult with your doctor before taking any kind of over-the-counter painkiller.

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