Treatment of chickenpox in children who need mothers know - OOKINFO
News Update
Loading...

6/23/2019

Treatment of chickenpox in children who need mothers know

Although chickenpox is not a dangerous disease, you still need to know how to treat chickenpox in children . This is because the discomfort caused can make your child become more fussy than usual.
 
Smallpox is a contagious infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus. When infected with chickenpox, besides a rash appears, initial symptoms will appear similar to mild flu, such as fever, headache, nausea, loss of appetite, and more fussy.


Recognize Signs of Chicken Pox in Children

When a child has chickenpox, a few days after the initial symptoms appear, smallpox rash will appear on the body of the Little One. Initially it can be a small red spot, which then enlarges and contains fluid (blisters) on the face. Then these spots will spread to the chest, abdomen, and the entire body, including the mouth, throat, scalp, and the area around the genitals.
 
Generally, the fluid in these red spots will begin to dry and crust after 1-2 days. The crust will fall off automatically after 1-2 weeks.
 

Ways to Overcome Chicken Pox in Ana k

If there is no disease or other condition, chickenpox in a child can heal on its own. But to relieve fever and discomfort experienced by children, medication may be needed, such as paracetamol or antihistamine drugs, such as chlorphenamine .
 
However, do not give your child medication in a careless manner without talking to the doctor, Mother. Not all drugs are safe for consumption by children.
 
Well, besides giving drugs to relieve symptoms, there are a number of things you can do so that Your Little One feels more comfortable even when he is exposed to chicken pox. Here are some of them:
 

1. Maintain body fluid intake


To prevent dehydration, give your child enough fluid. Mother can fulfill her fluid intake through breastfeeding (breast milk), formula milk, or water. If your child has consumed solid food, you can give him warm soup.
 

2. Apply lotion


To reduce the itching, you can apply calamine lotion to your Little One's body. The use of this lotion will give a cold sensation to the skin.
 

3. Wear gloves


Spots of chickenpox can cause intense itching, so the Little One might scratch it. To avoid the risk of infection and scarring in the scratched area, cut off the Little One's nails, or wear gloves on both hands.
 

4. Choose comfortable clothes


To make it comfortable and avoid skin irritation, wear Little, loose, soft and cotton clothing.
 

5. Keep it with warm water


When you have chickenpox, you can bathe your little one with lukewarm warm water, then clean your body with soft soap and rinse thoroughly.
 
To prevent your child from getting chickenpox, keep him away from people who are suffering from chickenpox or herpes zoster . If you see your child experiencing symptoms of chickenpox, consult your pediatrician immediately.
 

Share with your friends

Add your opinion
Disqus comments
Notification
This is just an example, you can fill it later with your own note.
Done