Chicken Pox – Varicella-Zoster Virus
Chicken pox starts off with a mild headache and fatigue 11-15 days after exposure preceding the eruptions by 24-36 hours. The initial rash has macular eruption which evolve into a itchy teardrop vesicle containing clear fluid with a red areola. These vesicles will begin to crust within 6-8 hours. Usually the whole body will be infected with eruptions including possible sites as the mucous membranes. The eruptions will continuously appear for 4 – 7 days with the majority of them being crusted by the 6th day. Most crusts will disappear in 20 days after onset.
Chinese Medicine Treatment Of Chicken Pox:
Blood Stasis – Tao Hong Si Wu Tang
Wind Heat – Yin Qiao San
Wind Damp – Chi Shi Wei Ling Tang