When a cold caught in the summer
The peak of colds occurs in the winter or off-season. No wonder. An organism weakened by exposure to cold, a deficiency of vitamins, is an easy target for bacteria and…

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When honey can be harmful to the body
Honey has long been perceived as a panacea for if not all, then most of the diseases. It strengthens the immune system, helps fight colds and even strengthens the heart.…

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Runny nose with blood - what does it mean?
A runny nose alone does not indicate severe pathology. It periodically appears in all people. This symptom indicates a cold. But if there is blood in the discharge from the…

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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

Molluscum contagiosum. What does it look like and how to treat it
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