Chickenpox usually begins with raising the temperature to 38-39 degrees, the appearance of lethargy and poor appetite.Symptoms resemble ordinary SARS (severe respiratory viral infection).Can increase the lymph nodes in the neck and ear shells.
first symptoms of chickenpox, which are easy to recognize - is the appearance of a red rash a day after the beginning of moderate fever.Small seal on the skin can be confused with the manifestation of allergic reactions and even insect bites.However, "varicella" begins to grow - s
first wave of varicella rash affects first the chest, arms and face, then goes on the eyelids, scalp, mucous membranes, and groin.Innocent-looking pimples turn into blisters characteristic of the liquid inside.The skin around them a little blush.The patient experiences severe itching.
After every 1-2 days sick with chickenpox can hit 2-3 up phase of new skin rash, each wave brings with it a rise in temperature.There is a general weakness, irritability, disturbed sleep and appetite.Gradually bubbles with watery fluid dry up, and there is a crust on them.On the tenth day of the seventh body temperature ceases to rise, and the crust is already covers all seals.Since then, the patient is no longer considered contagious.
symptoms of chickenpox should be distinguished from atopic dermatitis, which manifests similar reactions.To exclude an allergy, you need to remove from the diet all possible antigens.For smallpox, this measure does not affect.With each new wave of dermatitis rash is always more intense than the previous one.When the chickenpox blisters getting smaller day by day.Allergic symptoms can be found even on the palms and soles;After falling away crusts such seals become wet and covered with cracks.In this case it is necessary to undergo treatment, the appropriate diagnosis.
Tip 2: How to distinguish
chickenpox Chickenpox (varicella) - an acute infectious viral disease.Ill mostly children 2-10 years.It is very contagious.In the children's collective chickenpox spreading 'at the speed of the wind ", hence the name.Adults suffer much heavier child, perhaps even deaths.Fortunately, the symptoms of chicken pox is quite characteristic that allows time to distinguish it from other diseases.
incubation period of 10-21 days.If during this period was contact with someone sick with chickenpox, the disease can be suspected.Keep in mind that the patient becomes infectious two days before the first symptoms appear and remains so even 5 days after the last eruption.
day before the rash person may feel malaise, headache.This prodromal period.It is more typical for adults.The state of health of children may be good, but they often increase the cervical and occipital lymph nodes.
The most characteristic symptom of chickenpox - a rash.The small pink spots, the size of 2-4 mm, first appear on the head, then quickly spread throughout the body.Within a few hours spots are raised above the surface of the skin, turning into papules.Then, in the middle of them formed a bubble filled with fluid and surrounded by a red halo - vesicle.After 2-3 days vesicle dries, it formed red-brown crust, which disappears in 2-3 weeks.
New rashes appear in waves within 3-4 (in severe cases up to 7) days.
Each wave of rash accompanied by fever.In children, fever may not be adults temperatures can reach 40⁰ S. feverish period is usually 7 days.
Patients worried about a very strong itching, especially during the first 3-4 days.
Elements rash appear not only on the skin, but also on the mucous membranes of the eyes, genitals, mouth.First, there is a bubble filled with liquid, then it bursts, formed grayish sore surrounded by a red rim.After 2-3 days the sore heals without a trace.
for chickenpox characterized by the presence of different elements at the same time the rash.Papules, vesicles, crusts can be close to the same area of skin.
liquid filling vesicles are usually transparent.The appearance of pus indicates additional bacterial infection.
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When a new rash of varicella ceases to appear, still remain crisp on the skin of about 0.5months.At this time, in no case can not be combed and otkolupyvat sores - or on the body of distinctive scars will remain forever.The disease process also necessary to prevent the scratching, or damaged tissues can introduce additional infection.
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