Chicken pox or varicella zoster due to varicella virus. The disease is highly contagious by touch, fluid from blisters rash (blisters) or through the air even when the patient is breathing chickenpox.
Minimizing the risk of contagion. Members who had chickenpox should be isolated until all rash lepuhnya out and dried. However, these efforts are often delayed because the period 14-16 days before blisters appear (Pustules), the patient was able to transmit the disease smallpox.
Smallpox in infants. Unlike adults, healthy baby who contracted chickenpox usually not until experiencing serious complications. He was only accompanied by the appearance of rashes fever blisters. But stay alert, especially if the fever remains after several days, the rash spreads to the eyes, or the skin around the pox spots become swollen, red and painful to the touch site, immediately take it to the doctor. This condition can lead to a bacterial skin infection, inflammation (pneumonia) or brain inflammation (encephalitis).
Poses healing. The incubation period of viruses takes about 2 weeks, then continues with the appearance of the rash blisters. Baby rash cured when all blisters have come out, cracked and dry. Usually this process takes about a week.
Treatment. Suppose that there are no serious complications, doctors usually only febrifuge to overcome the fever caused by chicken pox.
Overcome itchy pox. Babies need a shower to prevent bacterial skin infections. Bathe baby with cold or lukewarm water. Gloves to put the baby's fingernails did not emnggoras skin when scratching.
Immunization. Not necessary. Recommendations of the Indonesian Pediatric Association (IDAI), chickenpox immunization should be given to children aged 5 years.
Tips for adults who had chicken pox:
Chickenpox can cause scars that sanggat disturbing in parts of the body, especially the face. Chronic chickenpox scars will disappear and cause hard feeling less confident in the sufferer.
1. Routine patient change clothes every day.
2. Anti-itch powder sprinkled on the patient's body so that itching is reduced and ruan become dry.
3. Separating patients with healthy individuals that is not contagious.
4. Washing with warm water with a mixture of anti-itching drugs.
5. Cut and clean the nail so as not to cause infection in smallpox.
6. Giving shape to rest comfortably on the patient to rest comfortably and help the healing process.
Traditional recipes for treating chickenpox (drunk)
30 grams + 25 grams meeting buffoonery kencur tamarind + 15 grams + 15 grams of ginger, washed and cut into pieces, then boiled with 600 cc of water until the remaining 300 cc, filtered, water is taken 2-3 times a day.
2 ripe noni fruit washed and juiced, or shredded and take water, then drink. Do it 2-3 times a day. For boiling should be used earthen pot or pan enamel or glass pot.
The traditional recipe for chicken pox scars address (topical)
Take the taste of green beans, soak in water until green beans are growing, mashed green beans that have been enlarged, collision apply to parts of existing water pockmarks. Can also be applied to the face to help restore the skin from chicken pox or chickenpox.