Chicken pox is a contagious disease that is caused by varicella zoster virus. It can occur at any age, but is more common in children under 10 years old. Its most characteristic symptom is a rash over the body

 

Symptoms of chicken pox

  • Rash that consists of fluid filled lesions or pus
  • There is some surrounding redness 
  • Very itchy
  • Fever symptoms 

 

Treatment of chicken pox 

  • Antihistamines
  • Calamine preparations
  • Antivirals 

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