A runny nose with a pox: why does it appear and how to cure it?
Good day to you, curious visitors dermatological website! Runny nose with chickenpox in children — a common enough symptom. Besides him, there may be other symptoms of a cold: coughing, body aches, high fever, etc. Why is this happening?
Can smallpox be accompanied by SARS? How to ease the suffering? In the article there are answers, and lots of other useful information.
Why do I get cold at suffering from chickenpox?
In the standard case, the cold symptoms of the virus manifest themselves for a couple of days before the first Valderice. These symptoms are transient and occur in about three to five days. The reason for their occurrence are the characteristics of the human body.
Sneezing and coughing, we’re trying to free the respiratory tract from infection. Why the nose reacts to the smallpox, the chicken pox? Everything is simple and understandable!
Virus-the agent provocateur of the above diseases are airborne, so contamination is this: the pest enters through the mucous membranes of the upper respiratory ways.
After this introduction our body is trying to tell us about «the intruder» and defend against it using a basic allergic reaction.
You also need to consider that vetryanaya rash jumps not only to the epidermal cover, but also on the mucous membranes, causing them inflamed. Valderice on mucous itching is not less than the skin. Because of this, ill have to sneeze.
So the question is, is there a cold during chickenpox can be answered unequivocally — is. That signalled the complications of infectious and viral in nature.
Runny nose due to SARS
A runny nose may occur because of the classic cold. Chickenpox appears in children and adults with a weakened immune system. In addition to smallpox, the body can penetrate other infections and viruses, including those that cause SARS.
Whether to start a cold at the same time with chicken pox? It may be, especially if ill not to follow:
- not to stay in bed;
- do not ventilate the room;
- not to protect him from infections;
- do not take anti-inflammatory and antiviral medication.
To distinguish SARS from the chicken pox, you can only after it will pass. If the cold symptoms remain, then the child has SARS, but if will disappear with chicken pox, then everything is fine.
And if the runny nose a cough?
For chickenpox with cough and runny nose is not always harmless. The cough is more dangerous than the common cold, as triggered by various complications.
The most innocuous reason is the rash on the mucous membranes of the throat, trachea or in the oral cavity. In this situation, the cough occurs due to irritation of the mucous and go away on their own along with a rash on the skin.
Dangerous cause of the cough and runny nose chickenpox is pneumonia. It can be viral and bacterial. This is the most common complication of the above viral diseases.
If a child with a runny nose appeared dry, nature, bringing relief to the cough, you should immediately inspect it for pneumonia.
How to treat a cold with chicken pox?
Many parents ask what to do with the cold, appeared suffering from chickenpox? In response to this question, I would like to offer a list of recommendations that can facilitate the patient’s condition:
- Check the humidity of the air in the room.
Too dry air further irritates the mucous membranes and cause rhinitis. It becomes dry during the heating season and summer. If the humidity in the room where the patient is too low, get a humidifier.
In some models you can add essential oils. Sea buckthorn oil has powerful healing properties. When applied to mucous membranes, it soothes and reduces inflammation.
- Ventilate the room frequently.
The fresh air will positively affect the patient’s condition chickenpox and activates the immune system. In addition, after airing will be a feeling of weakness and malaise, and will also stop a headache. The patient can go out, but only after you cease to be a new rash.
- Let’s ailing antihistamines.
If the runny nose with a pox appeared at the child, then give him the Treatment. If adult, it is possible to use a more serious antihistamine, e.g. loratadine or Cetirizine.
- Regularly rinse the nose.
You need a 1% saline solution (water + salt). Salt water will relieve itching and swelling of mucous membranes, washes away allergens, dust, tiny particles of wool, and the like. Flushing should be done every day before bedtime.
- Time to remove the mucus from the nose (make ill often to blow my nose).
Little kids to blow his nose alone can not. This mucus builds up and prevents them to breathe properly.
For very young children in pharmacies sell special tools to drain the mucus. For adults it is better to use disposable wipes, as in the slime are the causative agents of virus.
Ill can not be located next to other allergens: pollen, PAL, smoke. If the chicken pox runny nose, you need to give up citrus fruit, can cause allergies. If this symptom appeared at the adult, then it is better to give up Smoking and alcohol as it is also strong stimuli.
Runny nose chickenpox will own immediately after the jump stop new lesions and heal existing ones. The viral disease is transmitted during sneezing, so ill need to be careful with others.
If your child had the chicken pox and has a tendency to allergic reactions, don’t be surprised if in the beginning of the disease he will begin to sneeze.
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Author: Anna Derbeneva (dermatologist)