Chicken Pox complications
Chicken Pox

Complications could include:

  • Arthritis is inflammation of the joints (where bones meet) in one or more areas of the body. This condition is most commonly seen in adults, but it can also develop in children and teens.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Osteoarthritis (OA) occurs when this cartilage (which provides a cushion for bones) wears away. It can occur in any joint in the body, but most commonly affects the knees, hips, spine, and hands.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A lung abscess is a bacterial infection that occurs in the lung tissue. The infection causes tissue to die, and pus collects in that space.
    Source:HLCMS
  • When an infant is born prematurely, the lungs may not have time to fully develop. This can lead to a variety of immediate breathing disorders.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs. General symptoms include chest pain, fever, cough, nausea, and difficulty breathing. Blue skin, high fever, and bloody mucus are serious signs.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain tissue usually caused by viral infection. Mild symptoms include fever, headache, and vomiting. Seizure, unconsciousness, and high fever are severe signs.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Reye's syndrome is a rare but serious medical condition that can have long-term and debilitating effects on your child or your family. Resources are available that provide education and support for families dealing with Reye's syndrome. 1. Nationa...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Reye's syndrome is a rare condition that results in sudden swelling and inflammation of the liver and brain and is often accompanied by a red scaly rash. It is not contagious.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Skin infections can be caused by a wide variety of germs, and symptoms can vary in severity.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Myocarditis is inflammation of the heart muscle. It is a rare condition that can be caused by any number of autoimmune diseases, viral, bacterial, or fungal infections, or parasites. When you have an infection or an allergic reaction, your immune ...
    Source:HLCMS
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