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CHICKENPOX ITS CAUSES AND ITS HOMOEOPATHIC MEDICINE
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CHICKENPOX ITS CAUSES AND ITS HOMOEOPATHIC MEDICINE




Chickenpox is an acute highly infectious disease but a mild, exanthematous disease of children.

  It is clinicaly characterized by fever, rashes.

  It is not a fatal disease.

  It occurs both epidemic and endemic disease.

  

Cause

It is caused by Varicella Zoster Virus

It is a DNA virus of human Alpha herpes virus 3.

Transmitted by Droplet infection.

The primary infection with the virus result in Chickenpox.


Clinical Feature

Age <10 years of age

Sex- equal in both sexes

Immunity- one attack confirm life long immunity.


Prodromal stage

Pre eruptic stage

Fever

Myalgia

Malaise

Last for few hours to one day

In adult last 2-3days because of more severe


Exanthematous

Eruptic stage

Rashes on next day of fever, even on the day of fever rashes appear.

Papules

Vesicular

Pustules, crust within 3-4days

Crusts over the lesion may remain from 1 to 3 weeks and fall off 

It is not leaving a pock marks.


Complications

Sepsis

Varicella Pneumonia

Encephalitis

Hemorrhage (Varicella hemorrhage)

Congenital Varicella syndrome

Reye's syndrome


Management

No treatment

Isolated

Analgesics

Antipyretics

Soothing ointment


Active immunization

Varivax - Varicella vaccine

Dose-0.5ml subcutaneous


Passive Immunization

Varicella Zoster Immunoglobulin(VZIG)

Dose 20 unit/kg


Homoeopathic medicine for Chickenpox

  1. Rhus Toxiconderdron
  2. Belladonna
  3. Apis Mel
  4. Antium Crud
  5. Antium Tart


Rhus Toxiconderdron

Rhus Toxiconderdron is highly effective remedy for Chickenpox.

Burning eczematous eruptions with tendency to scale formation.

Intense itching 

Restless

Fever blister around mouth.

Redness of skin.

Vesicles


Belladonna

It has marked action on the vascular system and skin.

Belladonna stands for violence of attack and suddenness of onset.

Symptoms come suddenly and go suddenly.

Belladonna always is associated with hot, red skin, flushed face.

Chickenpox like eruption on face.

A high feverish state with comparative abscence of toxemia

Feet icy cold

Sensitive, dry skin

Absent thirst during fever

Pustules on face

High fever with complete absence toxemia


Apis Mel

Extreme sensitive to touch and general soreness is marked.

Fever with rashes.

Afternoon chill, with thirst, worse on motion and heat.

External heat, with smothering feeling.

Sweat slight, with sleepiness

Perspiration breaks out and dries frequently.

Sleeps after the fever paroxysm.

After perspiration, rash, also with shuddering.

Apis especially acts on skin.


Antium Crud

Antium Crud is an highly effective remedy for Chickenpox.

Fever with chill even in warm room.

Fever intermittent with disgust, nausea and vomiting.

Hot sweat.

Coated tongue

Vesicular

Pustules

Thick, hard, honey coloured scabs.

Measles like eruption

Skin sensitive to cold bathing

Itching when warm in bed

Skin dry

Pustular eruption with burning and itching worse at night


The selection of homoeopathic remedies based on symptom similarities and doses according to the Susceptibility of patient.

Don't take homoeopathic medicine without any prescription / without any advise of physician.

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