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.
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.
Age <10 years of age
Sex- equal in both sexes
Immunity- one attack confirm life long immunity.
Pre eruptic stage
Last for few hours to one day
In adult last 2-3days because of more severe
Rashes on next day of fever, even on the day of fever rashes appear.
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.
Hemorrhage (Varicella hemorrhage)
Congenital Varicella syndrome
Varivax - Varicella vaccine
Varicella Zoster Immunoglobulin(VZIG)
Dose 20 unit/kg
Homoeopathic medicine for Chickenpox
- Rhus Toxiconderdron
- Apis Mel
- Antium Crud
- Antium Tart
Rhus Toxiconderdron is highly effective remedy for Chickenpox.
Burning eczematous eruptions with tendency to scale formation.
Fever blister around mouth.
Redness of skin.
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
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 is an highly effective remedy for Chickenpox.
Fever with chill even in warm room.
Fever intermittent with disgust, nausea and vomiting.
Thick, hard, honey coloured scabs.
Measles like eruption
Skin sensitive to cold bathing
Itching when warm in bed
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.