How Does Varicella Zoster Virus Cause Chicken Pox?

Varicella Zoster virus is the main cause to happen behind the disease named Chicken pox. It is mostly established by the presence of the fluid filled skin lesions called vesicles which is followed with the rash of blisters. The varicella zoster virus is normally transmitted through airborne routes and has an easy tendency to enter into the human body as a result the person develops Chicken pox.

Chicken Pox

The first symptoms of this virus are high body temperature or high fever. It is wise to get an immediate medication or to get the doctor’s attention that helps in reducing further the disease. Also intake of fluids should be increased during the course of disease. Chicken pox due to Varicella zoster is a very contagious disease. Usually the symptoms are often seen in children than adults, but adult cases do happen.

It is a common illness and the seriousness of the illness varies depending upon the person’s immunity. However; Chicken pox has severe characteristics that can weakens the immune system of pregnant women, kids, new-borns and people older than 55.

The Symptoms

Like said earlier, the varicella zoster virus symptoms begins with a high fever which then start developing into rash turning into the blisters filled with fluid. These blisters can cause a lot itchiness and inflammation deteriorating the skin condition.

There person also experiences weakness and tiredness in the body. Initially there would only some parts of the body will be affected by these tiny blisters such as back and chest and then in couple of days the body has been fully covered with these tiny red spots even in mouth, tongue, scalp etc.

Treatments

Remedies for varicella zoster virus are many, but in some situations usual medications do not help hence; there becomes a necessity to switch to antibiotics. Seeking an advice from a medical practitioner is highly advises since this is not the case where you can do a little trial and error thing. Also, the medication dose varies from one person to another seeing the severity; therefore a doctor’s prescribed drugs are helpful in order to reduce the intensity of the infection.


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