This transmission is made by person-to-person contact either by the liquid of the vesicles or by contact with respiratory secretions. There is a risk of infection from 1 to 2 days before the onset of the rash 4 or 5 days later. It is in general a benign disease typical of childhood with few though possible and complications.
You can initially present with fever malaise and headaches, which may occur up to two days before the rash on the skin. Chickenpox is characterized by an eruption of vesicles that usually starts in the head, extending to the face trunk in a few hours and then to the rest of the body. Although not frequent these eruptions may appear on mucous membranes. The number of these varies from one patient to another being from a few tens to hundreds. The lesions are very frequently accompanied by itching. Continue reading “Treatment For Chicken pox”