Chicken Pox Shingles
Shingles are the more severe infection and extension to chicken pox. It usually occurs several years after the chickenpox infection. When the body loses the immunity to the chickenpox virus, the virus that has been resting near the spinal cord becomes active again. People who have been treated with cancer and advanced HIV have more chances of developing shingles.
Can You Get Shingles From Chicken Pox Exposure
Shingle is the disease caused by varicella-zoster virus. It is the same virus that causes chickenpox. It is not a contagious disease. It can’t be spread from one person to another and you cannot get shingles from chicken pox exposure. However, if you are suffering from shingles you can spread the virus to another person which can cause them chicken pox. Chickenpox virus stays in the nerve tissue forever in an inactive state. It gets activated when the losses the immunity to this virus it gets activated again years later causing shingles
Chicken Pox Causes
How To Cure Chicken Pox In Three Days
It is difficult to cure chicken pox in three days as it usually lasts for 10-15 days. However, there are things that you should take care of to get rid of chicken pox early;
- Avoid dehydration and drink a lot of water.
- Maintain good hygiene.
- Try to be in isolation to avoid the spread of the virus.
- Apply calamine lotion.
- Take good medication.
- Avoid scratching the blisters.
- Take a liquid diet.
How Long Chicken Pox Last
Chickenpox usually last for 10-15 days. In severe cases, it takes 20-25 days to recover.