Chicken Pox; Varicella-Zoster Virus
Chicken pox, also spelled chickenpox, is a common childhood disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV), also known as human herpes virus 3 (HHV-3), one of the eight herpesviruses known to affect humans. It is characterized by a fever followed by itchy raw pox or open sores.
A component of certain plants, including cayenne and red pepper, used topically for peripheral nerve pain. Also being studied for controlling mucositis pain after chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
Chickenpox as related to Capsaicin
- How Did Chickenpox Get Its Name? - KidsHealth
How did chickenpox get its name? - Martha. The name chickenpox has been around for centuries, and there are a number of theories as to how it got its name.
- Shingles and chickenpox (Varicella-zoster virus) - Penn ...
Chickenpox is caused by the varicella-zoster virus, a member of the herpes virus family. The same virus also causes herpes zoster, or shingles, in adults.
- Shingles and chickenpox (Varicella-zoster virus ...
Shingles and chickenpox (Varicella-zoster virus) Description. An in-depth report on the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of shingles and chickenpox.
- Shingles and capsaicin - Herbalism Forum - GardenWeb
But a clinical trial of a high-dose capsaicin patch, done at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) and other institutions ...
- Chickenpox and Shingles - In-Depth Report - NY Times …
Capsaicin for Shingles. Capsaicin is the substance that give chili peppers their signature spiciness, but it can also affect the body's pain messages.
- Shingles (Herpes Zoster) - NetDoctor.co.uk
What is shingles? Shingles is a painful rash caused by the Varicella zoster virus (Herpes varicellae), which is the virus that causes chickenpox.
- Capsaicin (Generic Drug) combination List of Brand/ …
Available brands for generic Capsaicin combination with manufacturers details. Click on the desired brand to find out the drug price.
- Swedish Bitters Capsaicin Cream, NatureWorks - 4 oz
Swedish Bitters Capsaicin Cream contains cayenne pepper and Swedish bitters and is suggested for the temporary relief of aches and pains in muscles and joints due to ...