Chickenpox in children
A typical childhood disease in children varicella is very famous for being contagious. A child infected with varicella virus will develop numerous itching blisters that are filled with fluid. These blisters later, burst that lead to the formation of scabs. Children get about five hundred such blisters that grow in an area of redness of the skin. They show on the first face and then spread to the trunk, scalp, and the rest of the body. After a day of appearance, the cloudy blisters filled with fluid and then breastfeeding.
The itching caused by varicella is really intense and irritating. And the bark, if left untreated, can leave marks of for life. Within 48 hours of infection, symptoms begin to surface. It is only after ten to twenty days after contamination, appearing of chickenpox. Symptoms include fever, abdominal pain, headache, loss of appetite and the outbreak of smallpox. The condition can be confirmed by test blisters of smallpox and even taking the blood test. The child’s medical history can be useful to determine the severity of the condition.
Chickenpox is blameworthy to infect a person with varicella zoster or simply, chickenpox. The virus spreads through airborne transmission, transmitted by droplets and direct contact. Not only the infected these viruses and should be avoided, also people or children who have recently taken the vaccination should be also avoided. Since the invention of the chickenpox vaccine, there has been a decline in cases of chickenpox. Children under the age of ten should be highly prepared as they are more prone to infection by this virus. But on the other hand, when the older children or adults to catch chickenpox, become more in comparison with children.
A child or a person who has been infected by the chickenpox virus becomes host to the virus for life. But the number is kept under control by the body’s immune system. Sometimes, those babies get partial immunity from the blood of his mother, if the mother was already infected with chickenpox. Children of mothers who have not been infected by chickenpox, tend to severe chickenpox. Children who have been administered with varicella vaccination are mild chickenpox. Skin condition of children with skin such as eczema or sunburn problems may worsen. These children can be obtained over a thousand and 500 poxes. Children who have taken steroids can also deal with the bad situation.
Together with the application of the prescribed lotion and the intake of oral medications containing antihistamines, itching can relieve child in warm water bath and oats. Antiviral medications should start on the first day of its own. Other people living in the same household as the patient must also take antiviral medications recommended by a doctor. It is a duty for everyone to take the vaccination of smallpox as part of the routine immunization schedule. There is a 100% chance of not developing moderate to severe chickenpox and almost 90 per cent chance of not developing mild chickenpox. Varicella vaccine is the only vaccine that does not require a booster. But a higher dose can give adolescents in order to avoid the shingles or herpes zoster. But you should consult a doctor before opting for the higher dose.