What is this disease?
Signs and symptoms
the most prominent indication of chicken pox is of course the rash which has three phases , raised pink or red bumps that form all over the skin over the first several days of infection. Then the second phase which is called vesicles and is formed when the raised bumps turn into fluid filled blisters and usually only last a day before breaking and releasing the built up fluid. The third and final form of the rash is crusts and scabs which form because of the broken blisters and they take several days to heal. The rash and child or adult are not contagious once the rash appears. They are only contagious 48 hours before the rash appears. Other symptoms and signs include, fever, loss of appetite , tiredness and fatigue, and a feeling unwell in general.