Symptoms and treatment of chicken pox
Varicella refers to infectious diseases. The causative agent of smallpox is a virus, which can only become infected from contact with the ill person already. The virus is transmitted by airborne droplets through coughing and sneezing. The most susceptible to the virus are children under the age of 10 years.
Instruction symptoms and treatment of chicken pox
The incubation period for chickenpox lasts 10 to 20 days. During this time, manifested the first signs of smallpox. These include: - fever - rash from small inconspicuous spot before the watery bubbles to the middle of the disease - cutaneous zud.Osobenno active infection occurs two days before the appearance of bubbles and during the following week.
As soon as you notice the first small spots, call the child's doctor, who will help you to diagnose the disease.
If a diagnosis of chickenpox was confirmed, notify the school or kindergarten, to the staff knew about the disease. The institutions, children suffer collectively, and the administration of schools and kindergartens should know the statistics of affected children, to decide to quarantine.
Isolate the sick child from the other children and family members. Even if they already had chickenpox, some viruses can cause recurrent disease in the body, which usually occurs with complications. Especially dangerous chickenpox in pregnant women. When dealing with a sick child wear a gauze bandage and do not kiss the baby.
If a child is tormented by severe itching, give antihistamines. Kids wear cotton gloves on his hands - skin rash can not in any case comb. This may lead to further spread of infection. And most importantly, can form scars, which can then go to the scars.
Treat blisters Zelenko. It is necessary that they dried up quickly and did not apply to the free areas of the skin. You can lubricate sore tincture chamomile. In one liter of water, add a glass of liqueur. Such wiping can be replaced and a full bath. After bathing the child can not be that bubbles are not soaking in the period of the disease.