Tinea is a disease caused by the varicella zoster virus. At the first infection, chickenpox develops. Subsequent relapse causes symptoms of deprivation. A negative factor in this case is weakened immunity. The book Fast Shingles Cure presents a technique that allows you to get rid of this disease at home in just a few days. Is it contagious? The disease is contagious, that is, a sick person is contagious to others. The causative agent of herpes zoster is transmitted through the air, with saliva, through contact with the patient and his personal belongings, and also from the mother to the fetus. Factors affecting the development of pathology:
- Weakened immunity
- Frequent stress;
- Constant nervous overstrain;
- Severe injuries;
- AIDS, HIV infection;
- Some therapeutic procedures (irradiation, chemotherapy);
- Transplantation of bone marrow, organs;
- Severe chronic diseases (cirrhosis, hepatitis, tuberculosis, etc.);
- Age-related immunosuppression in the elderly.
The incubation period after infection lasts from several days to 1 month. The virus is not dangerous for those who previously had chickenpox. However, it should be remembered that the disease can recur after many years. In adults, herpes zoster manifests a rash. Subsequently, bubbles form on this site. After 2 days they burst, are covered with a crust, are strongly itchy. Eruptions are localized on the face, chest, arms, back, hips, abdomen. There are symptoms of general malaise: weakness, headache, nausea, vomiting, chills. The temperature rises to 38-39 ºС. Sometimes the disease affects the mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract, kidneys, lungs. Symptoms of herpes zoster in children are also vesicles on the body and general malaise. The disease can begin with a rise in temperature, however, unlike the common cold, it is accompanied by itching, burning, tingling in those places where the rash will subsequently appear.