ABSTRACT – Chicken Pox is an infection appear as a small fluid blister which is caused by varicella-zoster virus....
Chicken Pox is an infection appear as a small fluid blister which is caused by varicella-zoster virus. It is highly contagious causing itchy rashes on the chest, back, and face which then spreads to other parts of body. Babies, adolescents, adults and pregnant women with weak immune system are more prone to get this.
Contact with infected individuals
Spreads out through infected air droplets
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS –
Loss of appetite
After appearance of rashes:
Red spots or papules on the skin
Blisters, small fluid filled vesicles appears on the skin
Crusts and scabs is a secondary skin lesion which covers the broken blisters
It generally gets diagnosed based on the body rash which then gets confirmed by:
Different lab tests
Culture of lesion samples.
The disease can resolve within a week or two without any treatment automatically still hygiene measures are must.
Medications are prescribed to reduce the itchiness and uneasiness.
Plenty of fluid intake to avoid dehydration.
Early vaccination of chickenpox vaccine is the most popular method for all individuals who are prone to get it.
It has been seen majorly in children and adolescents below the age of 20 years. However, the rate of chicken pox affecting the infants has been declined by 90%.