treat chickenpox in a child?
to do or not?
Chickenpox or chicken
Smallpox is considered to be an easy childhood disease. Indeed, varicella virus
pox primarily affects children, causing their symptoms are minor
intoxication and the appearance of a typical vesicular rash, which permitted
2-3 days and does not leave behind any trace. However, this does not
It means that the parents baby can sit on the fence. increase
fever and itchy rash deliver the baby a lot of discomfort.
Combing bubbles and ripping formed in their place fraught with crusts
purulent complications and scarring, so you need to treat chickenpox.
With the advent of the first
chickenpox symptoms resemble the common cold, sick child
needs a home mode, full power is gentle on the basis of vegetables, fruits
and dairy products.
In most cases of chickenpox in children is accompanied by a moderate
fever, time coincident with the first
elements of skin rashes. At temperatures above 38.50 With recommended
antipyretics application based on paracetamol or ibuprofen. at
It should not reduce the temperature to normal values, moderate hyperthermia
It helps fight infection.
For the typical chickenpox rash on the skin and mucous membranes, which have
kind of red spots and bubbles. After opening at the site of bubbles formed
brown. The bubbles and crust is necessary several times a day to lubricate the solution
brilliant green, Castellani liquid or lotion "Calamine". to a
wounds on the spot burst bubbles did not get an infection during treatment of chickenpox in children
necessary to eliminate skin contact with water and change underwear every day baby
The baby is not combed itchy places you can lubricate them with glycerin,
alcohol or a weak solution of vinegar, use allergy
With this disease like chicken pox in children, the treatment does not imply
the use of antibiotics, they are powerless against viral infection and
appointed only in case of pyoderma. To accelerate the recovery may
antiviral drugs, for example, "Acyclovir", "vidarabine" or "Viferon" but
they must appoint a doctor. In the presence of immune disorders possible
appointment leukinferon shortens the period of rash and accelerates
Once ill with chickenpox, a person acquires proof lifelong
immunity. Children suffer the disease is fairly easy, although the absence of complications
no one can guarantee. On the other hand, chickenpox occurs in adults
much harder. What to do?
Buy immunity against chicken pox can be another way
- Today there are vaccinations
chickenpox. In the US and Europe use them for a long time, we have rules vaccination
Immunity to varicella is formed on 21-28 day after
vaccination and lasts for 20 years.
Chickenpox can be done for children older than one year. They provide protection
healthy children and babies that are in contact with a sick chickenpox,
when to vaccinate in the first 48-72 hours after a meeting with the infection.
Especially advisable to vaccinate children if they visit children
pre-school, if they are to entering school.
Chickenpox - a highly contagious disease, viruses
easily spread by air currents and are transmitted from a sick person
healthy. The walls are not a barrier for them, they are easy to overcome distance,
They move from one place to another, from one floor to another and affect the whole
groups. Therefore, to protect against infection by conventional
anti means impossible.
General preventive measures involve
timely isolation of sick children with chickenpox for a period of 9 days from start
disease, the introduction of quarantine measures in children's groups for a period of
21 day. If the day of communication with the patient chickenpox installed exactly uncoupling
children carried on the incubation period of 11 to 21 days. If in
children's group revealed repeated cases, separation is not
Given the low stability of the chickenpox virus to conditions
the external environment, no disinfection is carried out not in the focus of infection. dispensary
monitoring of children recover from non-existent.