What is vaccination for?
The topic of vaccination is very acute. Fierce debate about whether vaccinations should be given, whether it is safe, do not subside. Doctors convince us that vaccination alone can protect…

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Pneumonia in a child: types, causes and treatment
Pneumonia in both a child and an adult is pneumonia, which affects the alveoli and tissues. The process can affect only part of the lung (focal), or spread further. As…

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Is it possible to walk with a child with fever?
Pediatricians are often asked: "Is it possible to walk with a child with fever?" This question is especially popular in the cold season, when children are more susceptible to infectious…

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where it multiplies.

Chickenpox

Chickenpox (chickenpox) is a highly contagious acute infectious disease that occurs with a characteristic vesicle rash.

More often children who attend kindergarten or school, places with a large crowd of people, get sick.

The disease is caused by one of the herpes viruses (herpesvirus type 3). Chicken pox is a highly contagious disease. The virus is transmitted from a sick person to a healthy person by airborne droplets (when talking, staying in one small room). With air current, chickenpox can spread over long distances (up to 20 m). Infection can also occur from a patient with herpes zoster (caused by the same kind of herpes virus). The virus is unstable in the environment, therefore, the final disinfection after the patient is not carried out.

Chickenpox becomes contagious two days before the rash appears, and remains contagious for the first 5-7 days after the rash. Continue reading

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High fever in a child
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Diphtheria treatment
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