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.
Children With Chicken Pox
To treat children with chicken pox, give them Tylenol or Motrin to reduce fever, keep their skin clean and dry with regular bathing and give them an oral antihistamine to help with the itching. Take care of the chicken pox, which is a highly-contagious...
It's most common in kids under age 12, but anyone can get chickenpox. The good
news is that a vaccine can prevent most cases.
Chickenpox causes spots (a rash) and can make a child feel generally unwell.
Treatment aims to ease symptoms until the illness goes. Full recovery is usual in
Feb 28, 2016 ... The rash is the telltale indication of chickenpox. Other signs and symptoms,
which may appear one to two days before the rash, include:.
Apr 11, 2016 ... The classic symptom of chickenpox is a rash that turns into itchy, fluid-filled
blisters that eventually turn into scabs. The rash may first show up ...
Jul 6, 2016 ... PHIL Photo ID# 4358. Chickenpox in unvaccinated child. This patient with
chickenpox developed lesions on the skin of his chest and torso.
What are the symptoms of chickenpox? See a picture of a chickenpox rash. How
is it treated and how can you prevent it? Learn more.
Because most babies get antibodies against the virus from their mother while in
the womb, it's unusual for a baby to come down with chicken pox during the first ...
Spots and symptoms to look for, plus how to look after your child with chicken pox
and when to visit the doctor.