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Chicken pox, not monkey pox, is the way to understand

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  • 26 May, 2022 23:45:36

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Recently the virus-carrying monkeypox-panic has spread. Like other countries in the world, the terror of monkeypox is also in Bangladesh. The government has also advised to be vigilant against this viral disease. There is a lot of discussion going on about raising awareness among the people and the types and symptoms of the disease. Various studies are also going on to know the details of this disease. According to a team of researchers, chicken pox and monkey pox are almost identical species. But another team of researchers says there is a difference between the two. Many people are now mistaken for monkeypox as chicken pox. There is a difference between these two diseases. Experts say that monkeypox is a special type of smallpox. There is a risk of spreading the virus through animals. The virus spreads rapidly through rats. For this reason, all people are advised to stay away from squirrels or rats. Chicken pox is also a viral disease. It bears a striking resemblance to the symptoms of monkeypox. And that's why many people are mistaken for chicken pox as monkey pox. The symptoms of monkeypox and chicken pox are similar Chicken pox and monkey pox cause body aches. There is severe inflammation in the body. Itching occurs on the affected area of ​​the body. Symptoms of both diseases include fever with chills. There is fatigue in the body. Infected patients have severe headaches and pain all over the body. The difference between chicken pox and monkey pox Although the symptoms are the same, these two diseases are not the same. Experts say that although there are some commonalities, there are differences between the two diseases. MonkeyPix is ​​a brand new virus. There is no specific treatment for this disease. On the other hand, there is a cure for chicken pox. Experts have also identified more differences. Chicken pox is a contagious disease caused by the varicella virus. Chicken pox causes rashes on the patient's body within 5 to 7 days. After 10 days it starts to dry. Monkey pox, on the other hand, causes rashes on the body within 3 days. The disease can last up to 21 days. There are medicines to cure chicken pox. There is no cure for monkeypox yet. The medicine for chicken pox is not effective in curing monkey pox. Chicken pox does not cause problems such as swollen lymph nodes. Monkeypox, on the other hand, causes the lymph nodes in the body to swell. According to the experts, it is necessary to diagnose the disease by looking at these differences. With proper diagnosis, the healing process becomes easier.

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