A. Caused by Human Herpes Virus-3.
B. Scab is infective.
C. Rash is deep seated.
D. SAR is 70%.
The condition shown in the picture above represents chicken pox.
Also known as varicella, chickenpox is a virus that often affects children. It is characterized by itchy, red blisters that appear all over the body. Chickenpox was once so common it was considered a childhood rite of passage. It is very rare to have the chickenpox infection more than once.
A rash is the most common symptom of the chickenpox. However, you will be contagious several days before the rash develops and will experience other symptoms first, such as:
- loss of appetite
About two days after you experience the symptoms mentioned above, the rash will begin to develop. The rash goes through three different phases before you recover from the virus. These phases include:
- developing red or pink bumps all over your body
- bumps filled with fluid that leak
- bumps that scab over and begin to heal.
The varicella-zoster virus ( Human Herpes Virus-3 ) causes the chickenpox infection. Most cases occur through contact with an infected person. The virus may be contagious several days before blisters appear, and it remains contagious until all blisters have crusted over. It is spread through:
- contact with blisters.