Although the chickenpox virus is unstable in the environment, it is easily transmitted from an infected person without a history of a previously healthy.The most vulnerable preschoolers and younger students, but because the outbreak is most often found in children's groups.The probability of infection in contact with sick chicken pox is 95%, but the first signs of the disease appear not at once.
first chickenpox can masquerade as the common cold.After 11-21 days after contact with the sick person the child may feel a slight discomfort, headache and sore thro
at.However, sometimes these symptoms are mild or absent.However, the child in this period is infectious.
1-2 days after the first signs of infection occur rash of pink spots round shape.They quickly spread throughout the body, are raised, and then in their place are formed bubbles of clear liquid - the so-called vesicles.The child feels the unbearable itching, and temperature during this period may rise to 38-39 degrees.
1-2 days vesicles burst and dry up.In their place, a crust formed of a light brown color.However, the emergence of new elements rash lasts 5-7 days, so the child's body and at the same time there are red spots and blisters with fluid, and the dried crust.On the face and scalp concentration rash usually higher.
normal temperature for a week.Approximately the same amount of time is required to ensure that fell off the crust.At this point, the child ceases to be contagious and may re-visit the children's collective.
Whatever may be obvious symptoms of chickenpox, call the doctor and confirm the diagnosis.To avoid complications, treatment should be supervised by a specialist.