Chickenpox (Varicella) Chickenpox (Varicella)Related Medications « Back to Chickenpox (Varicella) Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity acetaminophen, Tylenol and Others acyclovir, Zovirax calamine and zinc oxide (Calamine Lotion) diphenhydramine, Benadryl famciclovir, Famvir Over-the-Counter Products Shingles Vaccine (Zoster Shingles Vaccine Live, Zostavax) valacyclovir, Valtrex Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically valacyclovir, Valtrex diphenhydramine, Benadryl acetaminophen, Tylenol and Others acyclovir, Zovirax calamine and zinc oxide (Calamine Lotion) famciclovir, Famvir Over-the-Counter Products Shingles Vaccine (Zoster Shingles Vaccine Live, Zostavax) Suggested Reading on Chickenpox (Varicella) by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 10 articles Fever Although a fever technically is any body temperature above the normal of 98.6 degrees F. (37 degrees C.), in practice a person is usually not considered Shingles Shingles, or herpes zoster, is a painful rash caused by the varicella zoster virus. Other shingles symptoms include headache, fever, nausea, and body aches. Rash The word "rash" means an outbreak of red bumps on the body. The way people use this term, "a rash" can refer to many different skin conditions. The most Reye's Syndrome Reye's syndrome (RS, or Reye syndrome) is a sudden, sometimes fatal, disease of the brain with degeneration of the liver. Reye syndrome occurs in children Itching Itching can be a common problem. Itches can be localized or generalized. There are many causes of itching to include: infection (jock itch, vaginal itch), Children's Health Children's health is focused on the well-being of children from conception through adolescence. There are many aspects of children's health, including Swollen Lymph Nodes Lymph nodes help the body's immune system fight infections. Causes of swollen lymph nodes (glands) may include infection (viral, bacterial, fungal, parasites). Shingles and Pregnancy Becoming infected with chickenpox during pregnancy could cause birth defects in your unborn child. Likewise, shingles could also cause problems for your Postherpetic Neuralgia Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) is a painful complication of shingles. Symptoms include severe pain, itchy skin, and possible weakness or paralysis of the Is Shingles Contagious? Shingles is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus. Shingles symptoms and signs include skin burning, numbness, and tingling along with a painful Medications 8 articles Procedures & Tests 3 articles Pictures, Images & Quizzes 12 articles Doctor's & Expert's Views 5 articles Health News 42 articles Health Features 3 articles STAY INFORMED Get the latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox!