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  • Chickenpox

    Chicken Pox
    Chickenpox is a highly contagious viral infection in which a person develops extremely itchy blisters all over the body and it is common childhood disease caused by a virus in the herpes family of viruses called the varicella virus. The varicella virus can remain in the body for decades and become active again in adults, causing herpes zoster (shingles). Shingles involves the occurrence of painful skin sores along the distribution of nerves across the trunk or face.

  • Chickenpox

    Symptoms
    Itchy blisters on a red base, progressing to scabs, appear along with newer blisters, mainly on the trunk, face, and scalp and last 5 to 10 days. Other symptoms include fever, headache, tiredness and loss of appetite.The chickenpox rash occurs about 10 to 21 days after coming into contact with someone who had the disease. The average child develops 250 to 500 small, itchy, fluid-filled blisters over red spots on the skin.

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    Therapeutic aspects
    There are several things that can be done at home to help relieve the symptoms and prevent skin infections. Calamine lotion and colloidal oatmeal baths may help relieve some of the itching. Keeping fingernails trimmed short may help prevent skin infections caused by scratching blisters. 

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    Statistics
    In this study, a large prevalence was observed accounted by chickenpox among the male gender with 53% in relation to the female gender with 47% (p=0546). In a similar study accomplished in 4 Brazilian cities in 1996 to 1997, the largest prevalence of the disease occurred in the female gender10. However, other studies11confirm that individuals of both genders are equally infected.

     

 

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