After this illness in childhood man
immunity persists for life. Mess of, worrisome
the fact that the man had not been ill with chicken pox as a child.
As in adult chickenpox occurs much harder, including
Moreover, research and surveillance epidemiologists
suggest that the incidence of chickenpox in adults increases
from year to year. A particular danger is for chickenpox
pregnant women: the fruit may be affected by herpes infection.
Based on such data, in many European countries in the case of
occurrence of chickenpox in kindergarten is not imposed quarantine to
All the children had been ill with it in a timely manner.
Symptoms of chickenpox
chickenpox virus affects the baby's skin, forming
her characteristic changes. First, these are small red spots on the
throughout the body and they literally are transformed in a few hours
vesicles, filled with clear liquid. But this phase passes
quickly - on the second day the bubble begins to be covered by a crust. days
7-8 crusts dry up and fall off. Usually traces
Windmills do not remain on the skin.
As for the general condition, it then all
It may be of varying severity. Again, the most difficult to carry
adult chickenpox. There is a general weakness, loss of appetite,
increased body temperature.
Help and Treatment
If the increase in body temperature, not all
cause "fast", when skin rash is still worth seek
professional medical advice. Because rashes can be
and it causes other diseases. Only a doctor can correctly put
diagnosis and treatment.
Treatment and proper care
Specific treatment of chicken pox is not.
Let us recall once again that it is a viral infection and the body should it simply
recover, overcome and develop lifelong immunity. During
Only symptomatic treatment of the disease should be carried out:
- Lowering the body temperature. Doing so
it is desirable to any antipyretic than aspirin, because it is in the
chickenpox time doctors do not recommend to use this drug
(A negative effect on the liver). As can be given antipyretic
Drink plenty of warm, you can with honey, lemon.
- Follow the child that it is not combed
rashes on the skin. From this may leave traces, which are then not
never displayed anything. Since the rash and itch is still not
is a likelihood of scratching should follow the hygiene of the child -
cut his nails, hands to keep clean, and change underwear every day
linens. And best of all games to distract the child so that he does not
He drew attention to the itching. To facilitate the usual doctor prescribes
- The room where the child should not be stuffy, as with sweating itching intensified.
Separate conversation regarding glossing
spots. Typically, chickenpox is recognized and is not associated with red
bubbles and green spots: parents carefully painting the
every speck of an alcoholic solution of brilliant green. But no
the therapeutic effect of smearing it has not. The bubbles in the crust
converted on the skin by themselves and drying alcohol solutions
to them it has no effect.
The only thing that is affected
highly artistic work of greens - the definition of infectiousness
child. A child ceases to be contagious to others exactly 5
days after the last eruption on the skin. And as the mother immediately
notice that no new eruptions precisely by the fact that more than cover up
nothing, from this day and can start counting down until they are cured.