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Infectious Diseases :
Chickenpox / Varicella

Chickenpox is a common contagious disease caused by the varicella zoster virus which causes fever and skin rashes all over the body.

This online group on chickenpox will help you know more about the disease and its treatments from doctors and others interested in it.

 

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The Field of Virus Discovery is Still Emerging
A gene that is inserted directly into a cell usually does not function. Instead, a carrier called a vector is genetically engineered to deliver the ge.....
Common Malarial Drug Guards Against Fetal Zika Virus Infection
Highlights:
  • Zika virus infection is a mosquito borne illness that can harm the fetus and curr.....
Maternal Vaccine For Respiratory Syncytial Virus May Reduce Disease Burden
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) can lead to fatal lung infections mainly in children and more than 115,000 children under five die each year from co.....
Shingles Patients At An Increased Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke
A person's risk of stroke and heart attack increases, when he or she contracts shingles, which is a reactivation of the chickenpox virus, reveals a ne.....
New Clues Found to How Respiratory Syncytial Virus Causes Disease
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a virus that causes infections of the lungs and respiratory tract. Most kids would have been infected with it by .....


About Shingles
In ‘Shingles’ or ‘Herpes Zoster’ painful skin rashes appear usually on the side of chest wall. It is caused by chicken pox virus called varicella zoster. .. Read More
Reye’s Syndrome-Symptoms-Diagnosis-Treatment-Prognosis-Prevention
Reye's syndrome is a medical emergency chiefly affecting children and teenagers and is marked by the rapid development of life-threatening neurological symptoms... Read More
Postherpetic Neuralgia - Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
Postherpetic neuralgia is a type of nerve pain that occurs following shingles or herpes zoster... Read More
Chickenpox (Varicella) - Symptom Evaluation
Chickenpox or varicella is a contagious disease that causes itchy rash and red spots or blisters all over the body... Read More
Chicken Pox | Varicella Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Complications FAQs
Chicken pox is an acute and highly contagious viral infection caused by the varicella zoster virus... Read More
Adult Immunization
An adult’s need for immunization is very specific and is determined by certain factors. A consultation with a doctor will help a person decide on the vaccinations that is required for the individual... Read More
Acyclovir for the Treatment of Shingles
Acyclovir is an effective antiviral medication used primarily for treating the symptoms of herpes simplex virus infections, chickenpox, and shingles... Read More





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