Posts Tagged ‘Chickenpox’
It is a disease very contagious , it spreads through the air in a closed environment even at a considerable distance. Following a ‘ incubation of 2-3 weeks, the disease begins without symptoms particularly egregious, a slight increase in febrile (38 ° C) is followed by first rash beginning on the face, the hair, and then gradually the rest of the body (chest, genitals and to a lesser extent on the arms and legs). Read the rest of this entry »
Chicken pox, one of the most common childhood diseases in France, is generally benign.
Follow some basic guidelines to rule out the complications of chickenpox , exceptional, but severe.
Varicella, a childhood disease of the most contagious
Was recorded in France some 700,000 cases annually from the most contagious rash illness . Occurring in most cases before 14 years , there is a peak incidence between 5 and 9 years .
Attention, we are currently witnessing an increase in the average age of varicella, with the result of more severe forms. Indeed, in 1-5% of cases , chickenpox is complicated by secondary infections . Read the rest of this entry »
Childhood diseases usually appear between the ages of 2 to 10 years. For eruptive, the best known are measles and chickenpox. For non-eruptive ago mumps and whooping cough. If there are complications, they can be fatal. The parents must be very vigilant. To avoid this, we can use the vaccines (if available) to prevent or to mitigate their effects. There is no vaccine against chickenpox, for example, you can just help the child by reducing the effects of the disease. Read the rest of this entry »
Knowing when to vaccinate
So your child can get maximum protection against serious childhood diseases, it must receive all their shots at the right time. For your convenience, an immunization schedule of clarity has been developed for toddlers and children. This schedule may vary somewhat from one province or territory to another. Discuss with your doctor about your child vaccination schedule provincial / territorial and ask to him or her nurses, an immunization card on which you can record all your child will receive injections. Read the rest of this entry »
Chickenpox is a highly contagious viral disease.
The rash caused by the virus is characterized by the appearance of small vesicles that appear gradually over the whole body
These vesicles are transformed and become scabs.
The lesions may be seen in the mouth, on the scalp
Incubation lasts about 14 days, the child remains contagious until the rash turns into crust.
Chickenpox causes many itching.
Varicella is a danger to a pregnant woman unimmunized immunocompromised and in a baby. Read the rest of this entry »
Whether children are very young or somewhat larger, parents are always worried about their children. The children are ill; they need not only medical help and special care and love. It is important that parents monitor their child from the beginning and learn to pay attention to changes in their child. In this way, they can often already see the smallest sign of disease and act quickly. Initially, when the baby is still very small, many parents are overprotective, even if it is the first child. Over time, however, teach the most anxious parents to develop a feel for whether their child is seriously ill, or just uncomfortable. Parents suspect a disease or childhood illness in their child; they should not hesitate to investigate an experienced pediatrician to have with her child. In addition, parents should exercise the precautionary tests, and to provide as the health of their child checked regularly. It is advisable also to guide children to diseases or an encyclopedia to go up a children’s disease to learn about typical childhood diseases to inform. Often these books with lots of pictures and photos are provided by which typical symptoms can be detected. Mothers and fathers who seek advice and help contact, is also often a forum for parents. Here they can with other parents about children’s diseases, chronic diseases and children share much more. Whether its questions about rubella, chicken pox, scarlet fever, or mouth rot is natural or aids in flatulence, in a parents’ forum, many parents find valuable information. Of course, ask the advice in the forum as a replacement for medical advice and cannot supersede the treatment experienced by children and young physicians. Read the rest of this entry »
For rash is defined as a lesion of the skin eruption by infection or allergic sensitization. When it comes to contagious exanthematous disease, then, we are referring to those very common infectious diseases among children who appear “visually” even in the skin, as well as other typical symptoms such as fever, cough, or fatigue. However, childhood diseases do not necessarily produce this event. Whooping cough and mumps, in fact, marred the first years of life without changing the complexion.
Highly contagious disease caused by a virus of the Paramyxovirus family. Symptoms and signs of infection are: fever, cough, rhinitis, conjunctivitis and the appearance of the typical red spots on the skin, known as “Koplik’s spots.” In particular, the spots appear after 2-4 days, first on the buccal mucosa. After 3-5 days, the spots begin to spread a little ‘everywhere, starting from below the ears and on one side of the neck, to spread (within 24-48 hours) also in the trunk and extremities, when they start those to disappear in the face. Arise, then, sore throat and inflammation of the larynx and tracheobronchial mucosa. In the acute phase of illness the fever may reach up to 40 ° C, often associated with photophobia, conjunctivitis, dry cough and itching as moderate. The total duration of measles is usually 8-10 days, although the cough can last longer. The transmission of the disease occurs by direct contact with mucus or saliva of infected patients or through inhalation of infected droplets released into the air by coughing, sneezing or simply talking. The possibility of infecting another person begins 1-2 days before symptoms appear and then 3-5 days before the appearance of Koplik’s spots. The risk of infection, however, ends 4-5 days after the disappearance of the exanthem. The incubation period lasts on average 8 to 12 days, when the first symptoms begin to appear. The event exanthem (rash), however, begins after about 14 days. A diagnosis of measles is only possible when identifying the typical Koplik’s spots. Greater accuracy of diagnosis, then, when you get to the spots is also noted for high fever, malaise el’esantema begins characteristic progression cephalocaudal. Today there are also specific serological tests. Read the rest of this entry »
Chickenpox is an infectious rash and immunizing. It usually occurs between 2 and 10 years. The incubation period (time between infection and first symptoms) is about 15 days, and disease duration of 12-15 days.
The eruption occurs throughout the body, pushing, after a fever higher or lower. These are small pink buds that turn into small vesicles (blisters). They pierce, and then dries, leaving a crust that will disappear in about ten days. In adored or adolescents, disease may create a situation more severe. Read the rest of this entry »