Stomach ache during chickenpox: how dangerous such a state?
Welcome, patrons and visitors of the site about dermatology! Why a stomach ache during chickenpox? This is a unusual symptom, talking about the abnormal course of the disease Varicella (Greek name windmill).
If you experience a sharp painful unpleasant sensations in the abdominal region you need to go to the healthcare professional, otherwise it may end sadly.
I strongly recommend to read this information those who are ill or are not ill with disease sverhdorogim!
In this article I will describe the basic and the most dangerous causes of pain in the abdomen with a virus varicella-zoster.
Pain in the abdominal region in viral pox in children is a symptom of a generalized type of the disease Varicella
In most cases, the disease Varicella in children develops in an easy standard form and does not bring complications. However, sometimes it becomes severe and may become generalized.
What is generalized chickenpox? A rapidly spreading disease in which Valderice cover not only the epidermis and mucous membranes, but the surface of internal organs, especially those located in the abdomen.
Causes of complications of Varicella
As described above, the complication may develop in a child with too weak immunity and chronic diseases of internal organs, and respiratory tract. The lack of competent treatment and care of ailing — basic provocateurs weight form of chickenpox.
Normal chickenpox can make a generalized, taking certain drugs:
- corticosteroids — hormonal agents antiviral action;
- cytotoxic — anticancer drugs.
Therefore, such drugs to treat varicella-zoster are not assigned. If sick took them to the first signs of Varicella, he should immediately stop taking at the time of illness.
Than upasena generalized Varicella?
This complication may cause damage internal organs, particularly the gastrointestinal tract sostavlyat, and sometimes even the most disastrous outcome is fatal. But pain, suffering torment unpleasant and hard portable the sensations and processes:
- fever («jumping» temperature, chills, cold sweat, etc.);
- severe intoxication;
- the increase in the number of rash on the surface of the epidermis (the spots may merge into large one-piece ulcers);
- the appearance folderico in a large number ve on the mucous membranes (sexual organs, oral cavity, throat, etc.).
What could be worse than a generalized Varicella?
Actually, the worse such varieties of smallpox, almost nothing can not be. More serious and severe ailments develop in extremely rare cases and not all. These include:
- hemorrhagic Varicella — contents folderico becomes purulent, turbid and bloody, the disease goes with bleeding, hemorrhages into the skin, hematuria;
- gangrenous Varicella — formed epidermis or necrosis dry gangrenous spots covered with scabs, which gradually develop deep ulcers.
These varieties are very dangerous and often end in death. Therefore, we strongly recommend to carefully monitor the condition of ill and the first time you encounter unusual (atypical) symptoms, including abdominal pain, immediately call the doctor!
Pain in the abdominal region in adults is a complication or a normal symptom?
Varicella in adults is almost always develops in a severe form. This condition often is accompanied by watery painful rash on the mucous membranes of the internal organs. Viral illness may:
- attach yourself to the infection caused by the germs;
- to create disturbances in the endocrine system;
- significantly weaken the effectiveness of protective immunity.
Often the virus affects the respiratory organs. With the possible occurrence of the following complications:
More serious complications, which can ache the abdomen is:
- hepatic abscesses.
If you became ill with the disease varicella-zoster in adulthood, then carefully watch for first symptoms. Why? The fact that they are very similar to the symptoms of cerebral edema.
By the way, brain edema is a frequent consequence of the above mentioned disease. Urgently call the doctor’s recommended if the initial symptoms were observed: nausea, pain, a sharp sudden vomiting; photophobia and soukoban; impaired coordination; seizures.
What to do if the chicken pox stomach ache?
What to do if very ill in the stomach? This is the right question. It is important not to take any independent action, such as not taking the pill.
The first thing you need to call an ambulance, describe in detail the condition of the sick (your condition, if you are sick) and wait for the doctor.
If, upon inspection, the doctor notice suspicious symptoms, we may recommend hospitalization. Settle for it immediately so as to pull in generalized form, is strongly not recommended.
In generalized form of viral disease is assigned to a specific treatment. Drugs and dosage determined by the doctor-the therapist individually for the patient.
Severe form in adults treated with antiviral and immunostimulatory drugs. By the way, if you have not had chicken pox at a young age, I would strongly recommend to be tested for antibodies to the virus-the agent provocateur of the disease.
If antibodies are not detected, therefore, need to be vaccinated. Read more about vaccination against chickenpox you can read in a separate article on this website.
We also advise you to watch a video about the main symptoms of chickenpox.
Now you know whether to hurt the stomach in a patient with virus varicella-zoster and why. I hope the article was informative. Share it with your friends in popular social networks and subscribe to site updates. See you soon on the pages!
The author: Elena Smirnova (dermatologist)