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Rubella and chickenpox

  1. The causes of the disease
  2. Symptoms symptoms of rubella


    In order to understand what the differences between such diseases as chicken pox and rubella, need, first, to understand the reasons why they arise in the body and what the signs are showing. A detailed review and analysis of the causes and symptoms of diseases such as rubella and chickenpox, will be given in this article.


    The causes of the disease

    General, in the case of data of infectious diseases is that the main reason rubella is the penetration in the human organism-the pathogen. In the case of chickenpox, the virus family gernovich. The causative agent of rubella is a virus belonging to the togaviridae group.

    These diseases are transmitted through airborne droplets by direct contact with an infected person. Moreover, one disease does not exclude the other, quite the contrary, weakened after rubella body will easily impress chickenpox.

    Therefore, the question of whether it is possible to get chickenpox if you had chicken pox, the answer is obvious. Different classes of viruses produce different types of antibodies, so the immune system developed the rubella, chickenpox will not save.

    Symptoms symptoms of rubella

    Diagnosis of measles, like chickenpox, includes the definition of common infectious diseases and specific traits. However, it differs from chickenpox rubella is not always clear. We will understand more.

    General infectious symptoms of diseases

    As a rule, General infectious signs and rubella, and chicken pox occur before some specific. General for all infectious diseases, the symptoms include

    • General malaise of the body
    • a significant (but brief) increase in body temperature
    • chills and joint pain
    • headache.

    The manifestation of these symptoms may continue for from 12 hours to three days. After a specified period of time, to a common infectious manifestations of the disease are connected specific.

    Specific symptoms of the rubella and chicken pox

    Will help in how to recognize, rubella or chickenpox develops in a patient, the so-called second cycle of the disease. It comes three days after symptoms appear. As noted above, the main specific feature of the disease is a rash on the patient’s body.

    The manifestation of particular signs of the disease, the skin of the sick person, covered with small rash pink. Gradually, over time, the color of the rash may vary to a dark red.

    It is known that a number of infectious diseases (chickenpox, rubella, measles), especially acquired in childhood, among its characteristics, also contains this feature, as rash. The hallmark that looks like rubella, are the individual elements of the rash. They can spread on the surface of the skin of the whole body and, unlike measles and meningitis, do not merge into a common education. Also the rash of rubella does not leave after getting rid of the disease of pigmentation, peeling or scars on the skin, like chickenpox.

    In addition, a disease like rubella, shows its specific symptoms gradually. That is the rash of the disease, usually first striking in face and neck, and only a few days may occur on the back, abdomen, buttocks and limbs.

    As a rule, in one area the rash lasts for a short time. Then she disappears and appears in other areas of the skin, which cannot be said about chicken pox.

    This disease can overwhelm the entire surface of the body at first small, red formations, which are then transformed into sores filled with pus. Also a hallmark of chickenpox rubella is that, in this disease, skin rash itching patient. In the case of rubella, itching is completely absent.

    At the first sign of disease immediately contact the nearest

    or treatment.