Chickenpox is a highly contagious disease caused by the Varicella virus. Although the reported incidents of chickenpox have gradually reduced, children still get affected by chickenpox every year.
The most common symptom of chickenpox is an itchy rash on the skin all over the body, which turns into blisters and scabs. These rashes usually start with the facial skin, chest, and back and gradually start spreading all over the body. Other than skin rashes, chickenpox comes along with the following symptoms:
Parents can follow the following tips to help their child in dealing with chickenpox:
To prevent your child from chickenpox, talk to your doctor about the varicella vaccine. Two doses are recommended for the children. These doses are recommended for kids under the age of 13 years. For children of age 13 or above, a doctor’s suggestion is recommended.#childhealth #chickenpox