Newborns and grudnichki very sick with chickenpoxrarely. They are infected or by older children in the family, or from mothers who had experienced disease before birth or in the absence of her immunity to the disease.
This infectious disease is dangerous for infants defeat of the vital organs and the central nervous system.
Why do babies get sick with chickenpox?
A newborn baby is considered to achieve themmonths of age. But, despite the fact that he has not yet visited by children's groups, infected with chickenpox, he is from an older brother or sister with the condition that the mother never hurt her. In this case, the infection and the disease will inevitably develop quickly and be severe.
Sometimes, chicken pox in a child is a congenitala disease that is due to the fact of the transfer of her mother a few days before giving birth. Not having time to respond in a timely manner, the maternal immune system becomes infected culprit unborn child. In the congenital form of chickenpox in children occurs especially hard and fraught with the central nervous system and internal organs.
If a child is ill with chickenpox during the period of complementary feeding, is on the new dishes have to give. Better on the treatment to return to breastfeeding.
If the mother of the newborn before pregnancy wasvaccinated against chickenpox or have had it as a child, the risk of infection for the baby yet, because the mother's blood at the time were developed antibodies to the pathogen. However, such protection for infants is not durable - after about 3 months of the antibody titer starts to decrease, and the baby can become infected with chickenpox at any time.
How is chickenpox in the newborn?
Congenital form of chickenpox in a child who has not attained11 days of life, begins with fever and deterioration of health. The child becomes lethargic or agitated, capricious, he refuses the breast, tears. The disease develops quickly - within a couple of days on the skin and mucous membranes grudnichka appear specific rash.
Chickenpox, has infected the child's body after 11day life, pediatricians do not consider innate. Newborn infected mother can easily tolerate the presence of the disease due to her immunity to pathogens. On the baby's overall health illness affects slightly, and his body and mucous membranes are covered by the single elements of the rash. After transferring chickenpox at an early age the child lifelong immunity is generated.
Skin rash of chickenpox is usually treated with green paint, accelerating the process of drying of the bubbles. The rash in the mouth can be lubricated with sea buckthorn oil.
The course of chickenpox in infants over one month of age
The severity of chickenpox symptoms in infantschildren is determined by their age, feeding the character and presence of maternal immunity. For example, a baby is born before the mother had been ill with chickenpox and are breastfed until 6 months of age or get sick with chickenpox at all, or will take it without any consequences for the organism.
The child, who is on an artificialfeeding, resistance to the immunity persists for chickenpox first three months of life. In the future, the child becomes infected with chickenpox during adverse conditions, and the severity of its course will depend on the age, due to the imperfection of the immunity of children under the age of 1 year.