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    The Chickenpox Virus

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    Even though there is no treatment for chickenpox, as it is a virus, there are still ways to help a person get through it. Varicella can’t be treated using antibiotics but there are medicines that relieve the symptoms and help to control them. Creams from your local pharmacy that help with the itching and red rash can be bought, although they do not cure the infection. Children can receive a vaccination from the age of 18 months to help try and prevent the virus. Paracetamol can help your child or the infected person if they are feeling tired and irritable but do not give them aspirin as they may develop Reye’s Syndrome. This causes sever brain and liver damage. How Can You Help? If your child or someone you know has chickenpox there are a…

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    Essay On Chickenpox

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    Chickenpox is a viral infection disease causing a mild fever and inflamed blisters. It is a member of herpes virus family, what causes chickenpox which is highly contagious. It affects mostly young children. A person who have not previously had chickenpox and come into contact with a person with it will become infected. Chickenpox can be spread easily, droplets of this are expelled from the nose and mouth of the infected person through cough and sneezes are inhaled by those around them. The…

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    Chickenpox is an “infectious disease that children can get caused by the varicella virus”. Symptoms manifest according to (Centers for Disease Control, 2017) “1-2 days before the rash appears with fever, fatigue, and a general feeling of illness”. It can cause fever and a blister- like rash which causes great discomfort and itching. With fluid-filled bumps that contain clear fluids that when it burst can be contagious and spread the infection to others. Varicella zoster virus can stay in the…

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    Chickenpox Research Paper

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    Khulood Alshamery 351210225 Pre dental B Chickenpox is a skin disease, and it is very common in children under the age of fifteen. However, it might be developed in any age. Moreover, chickenpox is an infectious disease which caused by the varicella-zoster virus. It could be a serious disease particularly in pregnant women and people with a weakened immune system. Since it is a serious illness, it has noticeable symptoms and complications that appear on an infected person, yet it can be…

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    Donielle N. Drakes October 14, 2015 BIO 2923 Micro 5:30 Lec. Chickenpox Chickenpox (varicella) is an acute transmittable disease caused by varicella zoster virus. [4] However, it is often times considered to be a relative mild childhood disease. Chickenpox is easily spread, and can be spread before symptoms are shown. It can be acquired when a person with the virus, sneezes or coughs. It enters the respiratory system, and the infection concentrates in the skin cells for about two weeks. [4]…

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    States. Based on this fact alone, one can easily see how devastating chickenpox could be without innoculation. Chickenpox largely affects children, however, incidences in adults have shown that the symptoms can be even worse, leading to complications. Even in the current day, with the availability of vaccines, cases of chickenpox outbreak have been reported. The question is "Should chickenpox be prevented?" and the answer is, yes. Here is why: 1. It is Highly Contagious Chickenpox spreads…

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    Essay On Chicken Pox

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    Chickenpox is an illness caused by the Varicella zoster virus. Chickenpox is now less common owing to widespread vaccination, but it was once and almost universal childhood experience. First symptom of chickenpox in early childhood is usually an itchy rash that appear on the head and spread throughout your body. The rash becomes raised, and blister is form. Blister can be formed on mucous membrane such as inside the mouth, nose, throat, and vagina. The blisters crust over and will disappear…

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    Varicella-Zoster Virus

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    name is known as Varicella-Zoster virus. In the medical field its terminology is known as Varicella. Chickenpox is well acknowledged as one of the numerous childhood diseases that produces skin lesions (Bauman, 2014). Varicella is highly contagious because the virus can spread in the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes. It can also be spread by touching or even breathing in the virus from the varicella lesions (Clinical Overview, 2013). Varicella is frequently seen in children than…

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    Essay On Shingles

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    Shingles is a virus that spread quickly and causes a rash. Even though it isn't really life-threatening its highly painful. Shingles can show up on different parts of the body. It could show up as an arrangement of blister that goes around the body part or area. Shingles are caused by a herpesvirus that also causes chickenpox. After chickenpox has occurred, shingles could occur in the body within years later. People who develop shingles could have vision loss, neurological problems, skin…

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    Shingles Research Paper

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    triggering the disease. There are only a handful of treatment options available currently that help cope with damaged nerves and extreme pain levels.(1) Shingles is a painful skin rash, often with blisters. It is also called Herpes Zoster or just Zoster. If you've ever had the chickenpox, almost majority of adults…

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