Chickenpox is a condition caused by a virus “Varicella-Zoster”. The disease causes an itchy red blister that occurs all over your body. Chickenpox is a contagious disease. It can spread from one person to another through direct contact.
Everyone can get this disease. Infant and adult with a weak immune system are more prone to this disease. It can also lead to a serious health problem and other skin diseases. The best prevention for this disease is to get vaccinated.
The symptoms of chickenpox may include:
The infection may occur about 21 days and below and it last about 5 to 7 days.
The main source of this infection is a virus called “Varicella-Zoster”. If the virus occurs to a person, it can spread to another person. The virus can spread in different ways such as:
WHO GETS CHICKEN POX?
The following are the people at risk of developing the disease such as:
The listed below are ways to prevent yourself from developing the disease.
In diagnosing, the doctor will examine the rash and your symptoms. After conducting a physical exam. He may suggest you to undergo some test such as:
If the diagnosis is done, the treatment for the disease comes next. Your doctor will prescribe you some medication for treating your condition.
The doctor may prescribe an antihistamine drug, to relieve itching. Also, some antiviral drugs will do such as:
In some cases, this condition doesn’t require a treatment. Mostly it is advisable to just run its course.