Last Updated on January 29, 2018 by Douglas C. Goldberg, MD

General Information

Chickenpox or as it got used to be called waterpox is referred to a sharp viral disease. The infectious invader of chickenpox is the shingles virus. The illness is an airborne one and affects people of any age. We will notice that chickenpox at adults and children becomes infectious even before the first symptoms appearance, that’s why chicken pox epidemics are fixed worldwide which usually occur in winter and in the beginning of spring.

Mechanism of Infection

The virus enters a human body through mucous membranes of the upper airways. The initial reproduction is carried out there as well. After that the virus gets into blood and is carried on all main systems of life-sustaining activity. In the course of further development the infectious invader of chickenpox accommodates in the organism, causing dystrophic changes and forming the characteristic bubbles filled with serosal substance.


chicken_poxChickenpox symptoms in majority of cases depend on patient’s age. Chickenpox at children seldom proceeds in a heavy form and in most cases recovers without any serious complications.

The situation changes in a case with children with weak immunity system and adults who had no chicken pox in the childhood. This case has more acute symptomatology and demands a long-term treatment. Chickenpox the incubation period of which lasts from ten to fifteen days keeps in touch within two-three days prior to emergence of the first enanthesis on skin.

Characteristic symptoms of chickenpox is headache, slight increase of temperature, general weakness. If you notice such symptoms of your child for example, you’d better call for emergence not to risk the child’s health. In case of this disorder you may check drugs via the web site:


Many people consider that skin enanthesis is the only serious manifestation of chickenpox. But certainly, they are mistaken. At the diagnosis chickenpox treatment has to be carried out immediately as, otherwise, the infection brings to damage of inner organs – lungs, liver, brain covers and to defeat intervertebral ganglion and nervous tissue.


The scientists try to work out the vaccine to protect people from this disorder and sometimes they are succeeded. But it should be mentioned this disease must be treated in any case. If the drugs are expensive you may order them via the Internet for example with the professional help of Canadian Health Care mall specialists. It is a pharmaceutical company providing an outstanding service and well-qualified medications for their customers.


Dr. Douglas Goldberg, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Mineola, NY. He is affiliated with medical facilities Nyu Winthrop Hospital and Mercy Medical Center.