Most healthy children, teens, and adults with chickenpox need only home treatment. If you have chickenpox, you don’t need to stay in bed. But it’s best to stay quiet and rest. Anyone can develop chicken pox at any age.
Symptom Of Chicken Pox
It starts with fever of low grade, feeling of drowsiness as well as little headache. It is a viral disease that begins with spots red in colour appearing in group or separately on the surface of the skin. The most vulnerable areas are chest and the upper portion of the back. However, it can appear anywhere on the body. Chickenpox occurs rarely in the lifetime of a person but most of the people develop it once in their life.
In the next stage, skin lesions or rashes becomes blood blisters and develop into a tiny rise on the surface of the skin. The rise on the skin produces an outer layer that begins to collapse.
Chicken pox spreads through globule of discharge emerging from respiratory portion of the body only when a person have cough or starts sneezing. Another condition in which chicken pox can break out is straight touch with varicella lesions which is one of the varieties of virus family. Normally, the maximum period ranges from ten days to twenty one days. Nevertheless in normal cases, a patient can be effectively treated in two weeks time.
Natural Home remedies for chicken pox
Some natural remedies can be tried to make a person comfortable. To alleviate the irritation caused to the skin, add two to five spoon of vinegar to a bucketful of lukewarm water and bathe with it. Eyes of the patient must be protected from direct source of light.
Boil handful of Margo leaves in water and rinse with it as it is considered good for the overall condition of the skin. Soup of fresh carrot and along with coriander must be given to the patient for replenishing the exhausted supply of necessary nutrients. During course of recuperation, liquid diet must be given to the patient in the initial stage.
Necessary precautions must also be taken such as avoiding rubbing of the skin as it can form sores on the body. After bathing, skin must be dried out by patting slowly. Sanitation plays an important role during the treatment of chicken pox. Keep the surrounding area of the patient absolutely sanitized and also his or her personal belongings. These measures help a lot in containing the spread of infection. Water must be given regularly so as to prevent water loss from the body due to fever.