Parent Category: Infectious Diseases
Chickenpox is a contagious and airborne disease primarily due to varicella zoster virus (VZV). The disease can be easily spread through sneezing or coughing of infected individuals or through direct contact with the fluids secreted by the rash.


no it can not. will just cause more problems in ur body
It can be dormant before it appears. Most of the time it appearswithin 24 hours of exposure to the virus.
A week or two after the blisters erupt, the oozing soreswill begin to crust over. The sores are usually gone after anothertwo weeks. The pain usually decreases over the next few weeks, butsome patients may have pain for months - sometimes, for years. .
Shingles is a viral disease, Herpes zoster , caused by the same virus ( Varicella zoster ) that causes chickenpox.
Here are some facts about chickenpox: . It causes itchy, contagious, bumps, . Typically you can only get it once . it is NOT caused by chickens. . There is a vaccine available. . Once you have chickenpox, the virus stays in your body for life and may cause shingles in the future.
Typically, parents or other family members care for patients with chickenpox.
severe exhaustion was the first symptom for me along with uncharacteristic lowering of mood. For example I could not walk to the village, less than 1/4 of a mile away without having to rest halfway as my legs felt so weak. On return I fell onto the bed exhausted. Same thing after showering. I feel...
Chickenpox blisters show up in waves, so after some begin to crust over, a new group of spots might appear. New chickenpox usually stop appearing by the seventh day, though they may stop as early as the third day. It usually takes 10-14 days for all the blisters to be scabbed over and then you are...
They can if they have not already had it. It might also be shingles
? chicken pox is a disease caused by viruses called the varicella zoster virus (which also causes shingles). viruses are not normally considered organisms because they don't meet all the characteristics of living things.
Humans arethe only known host of VZV.
If you have shingles you should stay out of school until thesymptoms have disappeared. This means that you no longer have afever, if you had one, and the shingles rash is gone.
Almost all people carry the shingles virus in their posterior root ganglion for life time, after they have an attack of chicken pox. How this virus evades the immune system is not known.
There's nothing special to do if you have chickenpox in your ear. It will improve with time as your immune system gets control over the infection.
Smallpox does not provide immunity to chickenpox. They are caused by different viruses.
Unless you have a contraindication to using an antihistamine, you can use one safely when you have a varicella / chicken pox. One complication of this infection is pruritis or itching. Antihistamines can reduce the body's histamine level and quiet the desire to scratch. When a person does...
yes best thing for itching, relieved my sons crying better then lotion did!!
Height times width gives you square footage. One square of shingles covers 100 square feet. Depending on the type of shingle, there are either 3 or 4 bundles in a square. If your entire roof is 30x65 you have 1950 square feet, it that is one side, double that to 3900 sq. ft. Allow extra for the...
An egg can be cleaned off of shingles with water, dish soap, and abrush. You do not want the bristles of the brush to be to hard butfirm enough to clean the shingle.
Answer: About 44. Average bundle covers 1/3 of a square. 1 square = 100 square feet. More info, See link below.
How much area would 15 bundles of shingles cover. Standard duty shingles use 3 bundles for every 100 square feet so 15 bundles would cover 500 square feet.
Yes. You can go out. Some parents deliberately bring the children to the patient to catch the infection. Chicken pox in children is usually a minor type of infection.
Yes you can go outside to play while u have chicken pox. Because chicken pox have no sign of illness besides the fact of itching and scratching I did when I had it! However, it was just in the garden and not with other children.
It would be no problem after a couple of days and with most people, but caution is advised if you will be immediately around someone with a compromised immune system or an immature immune system (such as an infant) if the vaccine was a nasal spray made with attenuated (weakened) viruses. In that...
70 x 34 = 2380.. every 100 square feet makes 1 square,, so 2380 = 24 squares plus your cuts and ridges & starters,, usually you would figure an extra 2 squares.
Chickenpox vaccine is not intramuscular. It is a subcutaneous vaccine.
\nThis is a trick question. The proper name for the system of skin is called the Integument. How do you know someone has chicken pox? By seeing the rash on the skin. So the answer is : it forms a rash or vesicles.
No, stay in home. Because, someone with chickenpox can pass it to others by coughing or sneezing. When he or she coughs, sneezes, laughs, and even talks, tiny drops come out of the mouth and nose. These drops are full of the chickenpox virus. It's easy for others to breathe in these drops or get...
Yes, you can get shingles on your genitals. The symptoms are very similar to genital herpes. If you have bumps or sores on your genitals, it is important to see your health care provider for accurate diagnosis and treatment.
they be in the air but it matter if your not breathing aero
Any baby can get chickenpox, although protective antibodies from the baby's mother lower the risk in the youngest babies.
Yes, it's safe for a person with psoriasis.
Prior to chickenpox vaccine, 90% of adult had a history of chickenpox. Today, with routine vaccination in the US, the numbers are lower.
shingles are make from splitting a log on end with a fore tool and a wood mallet
Chiggars can cause welt like marks and itch like crazy
In the years following 1770 there were at least six people in England and Germany (Sevel, Jensen, Jesty 1774, Rendell, Plett 1791) who had successfully tested the possibility of using the cowpox vaccine as an immunization for smallpox in humans. But Edward Jenner was the first who successfully...
Chickenpox lesions occur on skin. They can't occur on eyelashes, but can occur on skin-covered or mucous membrane-covered structures of or near the eye.
No. They are caused by two very different viruses.
You can only get chickenpox from someone with shingles if you haven't had chickenpox or the vaccine before, and if you have contact with wet shingles blisters or sores. You can't get shingles from someone with shingles.
Rabies is caused by RNA virus.
Yes, a person with disseminated shingles should be on contact and respiratory isolation.
Chickenpox became available in the US in 1995.
"Chickenpox" is the correct spelling of the illness with the scientific name "varicella."
Ye, it is recommended to work out at the gym with shingles. This isbecause the shingles help relieve stress, pain, and depression whensomeone is working out at the gym.
No, chickenpox precautions and universal precautions are different. Universal precautions is the principle of treating all patients as if they were known to have an infection. Chickenpox precautions are a specific approach to isolation that takes into account both respiratory isolation and contact...
No, but you can get chicken pox if you haven't had it before. Most at risk are young children and pregnant women. Other than that, most people have had chicken pox. Shingles is only contagious while the blisters are forming. Type your answer here...
How do you do it? Start at the bottom. If right handed start on the left side. Cut 1/2 of the right side of the third tab off. Rotate the shingle so that the bottom edge is up and nail it even with the bottom edge of the roof. Reverse another one and nail it beside the first at the bottom edge. Do...
No, for one, Malaria infection is carried by a vector, in thiscase, a mosquitoe while Chicken pox is a viral infection withoutany vector. Although both are communicable diseases, chickenpox hasa different transmission than Malaria.
Chickenpox is found in all countries, although those with high rates of vaccination don't have as many cases. You can get chickenpox in Canada.
yes because i have had it on the elbow before.
Yes. Each year, about 4 million people will get chickenpox. Between10,500 & 13,000 people will be hospitalized, & 100 to 150people will die because of chickenpox.
A musical chicken.You might get a Strings Chicken.
I honestly wouldn't recommend using it. It may take the look away but it isn't worth it because putting most types of makeup on a shingles rash would irritate the rash even more.
A reactivation of the chickenpox virus if you have had chickenpox.
The virus of chicken pox and measles are different
this was my question and have since been told by my com nurse that you can Answer It is possible, yes, since being sick with one thing usually doesn't protect you against another infection. In the case of parvovirus B19 (which causes a rash with a slapped cheek appearance) and varicella-zoster...
Yes, chicken pox patients are infective to others throughout the period they have skin rash. After all lesions crust, the patient becomes non-infective to others.
90% of adults are immune to chickenpox because it is a highly contagious disease that causes lifelong immunity. Most people got chickenpox as children prior to the approval of chickenpox vaccine.
Because chickenpox is highly contagious, most people get it in childhood in countries that don't routinely vaccinate for chickenpox. By the time people in these countries reach adulthood, 90% have already gotten the disease and are no longer susceptible.
Varicella zoster virus which is a form of the herpes virus Herpes. Shingles. varicella Varicella Varicella.
Yes, you can get chickenpox if exposed to the virus is you weren't previously infected or immunized. . if the adult has had chickenpox then they are not at risk.
Chickenpox vaccine provides artificial active immunity. In contrast, varicella zoster IVIG provides artificial passive immunity.
Chicken pox is a one-time illness, usually in childhood. It does not matter how "mild" or "bad" the chicken pox is. The body's defenses are activated whether "mild" or "bad" and immunity results. No person acquires chicken pox twice. Shingles is caused by the same virus but with shingles, the virus...
People of any age and both genders can get chickenpox.
With any luck, the treatment may decrease the risk of the rash appearing. It will certainly reduce the severity of any rash.
An acute, painful inflammation of the nerve ganglia, with a skineruption often forming a girdle around the middle of the body. Itis caused by the same virus as chickenpox.
Is spelled as Chickenpox
Chickenpox immunity can occur at any age. You become immune by getting chickenpox or by getting the chickenpox vaccine.
Vegetables!!. Also, drink a lot of water. Avoid junk foods, oily foods and sugar since it would worsen the condition.
Various cells are involved. The varicella-zoster virus enters through the respiratory system. Then it is found in the lymph nodes 4-6 days later the virus enters the cells of the spleen and liver. After a week the virus travels to the viscera and skin, causing the typical skin markings.
varicella-zoster virus
It is not uncommon to have a "bump" or localized swelling for a day or two after chickenpox vaccine.
IVIG can be given to people at very high risk for complications for chickenpox. Normally, no injections are given for chickenpox.
Chickenpox is found worldwide. It is more common in cities in countries that don't have routine chickenpox vaccination.
If the 12 year old is responsible, it really shouldn't be a problem. They should know how to get help if needed (call Mrs. Johnson next door if you don't feel well or need xxx. I'll stop by and bring lunch at about 12:30).
I would say every celebrity, because its common in the human life.
No, chickenpox remains contagious until all spots are scabbed over.
If it is a wood shingle, two nails should be used - just in from the sides about 3/4" +/- and covered by the shingles to be nailed on above. Asphalt shingles usually take 4 or five nails placed above the tabs on the line that is marked (nailing patterns are always on the package and must be followed...
No, cats cannot catch shingles from humans. Shingles does notaffect cats; it is only humans that suffer from shingles.
You can only get it once, but it lies dormant in the body and can reactivate later in life as shingles or herpes zoster. More than one reactivation is rare and more than three is extremely rare.
The visible symptoms of shingles usually lasts about 2 weeks. The full period including when general illness or skin soreness are the only symptoms usually lasts about a month. However, some patients may develop Post-Herpetic Neuralgia which is the most serious complication of shingles. Post...
Shingles often causes excruciating and debilitating pain.
until your doctor clears you to return to work.
A person with shingles can pass the virus to anyone who hasn't had chickenpox before. A person who has not had chickenpox can become infected through direct contact with a person who is infected with shingles. After becoming infected, the person will develop chickenpox, but not shingles. The...
43 x 32 = 1376 sq ft. or /100 = 13.76 square.. each bundle is 1/3 of a square so 13.76 x 3 = 41.28 bundles. Buy an extra bundle or two for mistakes and ridge rows.. I hope I got that right and I hope someone checks that for me. Call your local Home Improvement store and they can tell you for sure.
Aids is caught by having sex with a infected person, or having infected blood.while chickenpox is coght from the air or viral.
Chickenpox vaccine is injected subcutaneously to reduce the risk in chickenpox in patients who don't have a history of chickenpox. It is routinely given in the US with the first dose at 12-15 months, and the second dose at 4-6 years, but may be given to older children and adults as well.
Yes, shingles is a condition that appears after having chickenpox, typically years later. When you have chickenpox, the virus retreats to the spinal cord nerves, where it remains dormant for years. In 1/5 to 1/3 of people, the virus is reactivated later in life to cause shingles.