What is Chickenpox?

If we are talking about some of the most contagious diseases in the world then we have to talk about chickenpox, which is highly contagious and can spread quickly through cough and sneezes of a person. Hence, a lot of precaution has to be taken while handling problems like chickenpox. This disease is spread by a virus called as varicella zoster virus, which is also better known as VZV. If a patient is suffering from chickenpox then you can quickly notice skin rashes on the body of the patient which is one of the main signs of chickenpox.

Although, chickenpox is not fatal it can cause a lot of problems to the patient because the skin become itchy and that can be very frustrating for the patient. Chickenpox patient normally has to suffer for around 10 to 20 days depending on how well the patient reacts to the medications provided to him or her. Chickenpox is also very common in females and children and therefore, every individual must make sure that they stay away from chickenpox patients as they can quickly spread the disease from one person to another. As a precautionary measure patients should not be allowed to scratch even when they feel like itching because the blisters on the skin can get worse and quickly move into different parts of the body. If chickenpox is taken lightly then there are various other problems can occur like skin diseases, bladder dysfunction and damage to the brain and eye that can further lead to problems like stroke which may prove fatal.

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