The history of chickenpox more than one century.
Since the end of the XVIII century it became designated as a distinct disease. However, it has been known before.
Despite this, the varicella virus was isolatedOnly in 1940, the study of the virus continues to this day - invented the vaccine formulations perfected by which you can fight with the rash.
By itself, the windmill - it vysokozaraznoeinfectious disease of viral nature. It is the high degree of its transmissibility - the main reason that the treatment of chicken pox should take place in a home. You can not walk, go shopping, etc. Often due to chickenpox question arises: is it possible to bathe in this disease and when you can start to take a bath after the termination of the emergence of new bubbles on the skin. After all, the old hold on the skin as a child and an adult may be long enough.
Can I wash during chickenpox
Many doctors say that during the washChickenpox is impossible, since This leads to greater spread of lesions on the body. Therefore, it is believed that taking a bath or shower during active varicella leads to protracted illness.
Such a theory has nothing to do withreality. Because the bubbles are formed due to the presence of the virus in the blood, not skin disease. To worsen the situation can only lead improper hygiene.
But today, more and more physicians are beginning to say,swimming is not only possible, but necessary during chickenpox. After all, the background contamination of the skin and itching vesicles, as well as their spontaneous dissection can get pretty serious skin problems. The only thing you need to remember that it must observe a number of rules that do not harm the body.
So, do not take a bath or shower, while there is increased body temperature.
You can not wash, and in that situation, if the temperature returned to normal, but the patient is marked chills.
The very same wash chickenpox reducesitchy skin, calm the skin, etc. And if the patient's condition returned to normal - the temperature dropped, no chills - you can even wash several times a day. Just keep in mind that you need to wash use warm water, not hot. Wash can be like in the shower, and the bathroom.
What added to the water for washing
To wash was the most useful, isadd water decoction of herbs that have anti-inflammatory, disinfectant and raznozazhivlyayuschimi properties. For example, well it helps improve the skin broth celandine, calendula, chamomile, oak bark, etc. Just add in a bath herb broth to make it as useful as possible.
Baths with herbs accelerate the drying of the rash, relieveitching, reduce skin irritation. It is proved that the disease chicken pox is the most difficult to cope with itching, which causes blisters on the skin. Combing their same absolutely can not - because there is a risk to get vybolevshuyu wound that will leave marks on the skin for a lifetime.
Alternatively, in a potassium permanganate bath can be added. It is known for its disinfecting properties.
Things to consider when washing during chickenpox
While chickenpox can not wash with soap. Moreover, this restriction applies to both solid and liquid funds. Also, do not rub the skin wool and other means, such as brushes, etc.
Experts recommend the use of neutral shower gels, which are applied to the skin should be in his hands and gently rubbed on the skin, being careful not to disturb the integrity of the bubbles.
And you need to properly wipe after a bath. Do not rub the body with a towel - a high risk of damage to the bubbles, which is not very well and can lead to skin infection infection. You just need to gently wet body clean with a soft towel. Alternatively, you can leave moisture on the skin to make it dry naturally.