Chickenpox (Varicella)

About- Chickenpox also known as varicella is a highly contagious viral infection.
Symptoms-
 Aches and pains
 Feeling unwell (malaise)
 Fever
 Headache
 Itchy rash
 Loss of appetite
 Small, fluid-filled blisters

Causes- Chickenpox infection occurs because of Varicella-zoster virus (VZV). Which can be spread through infected person’s
 Saliva
 Coughing
 Sneezing
 Contact with fluid from the blisters
 
Complications
 Death
 Dehydration
 Encephalitis
 Pneumonia
 Reye's syndrome
 Sepsis
 Severe skin infections
 Toxic shock syndrome

Specialist to Visit -
 General Physician

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References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.cdc.gov
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.webmd.com

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