In most children, chickenpox is mild and will naturally go away on its own. In these cases, treatment focuses on relieving the symptoms.

Treatment may involve the following:

MedicationsOther treatments

There are no surgical options for the treatment of chickenpox.

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: EBSCO Medical Review BoardJames P. Cornell, MD
  • Review Date: 03/2018 -
  • Update Date: 03/15/2015 -