Roseola rash Or Also Referred To As Viral Exanthema Or Exanthema Subitum Is A Disease With Clinical Features Of The Appearance Of Rashes On The Skin Due To Viral Infection. Lately, This Disease Is Endemic Among Children. Roseola Usually Attacks Children Aged 2-6 Years, But Can Also Attack Children Smaller Or Larger.
Causes of Roseola
There Are Many Diseases That Can Cause Rashes On The Skin But Is Referred To As Roseola Is That Rashes On The Skin Caused By A Viral Infection. The Virus Causes Roseola There Are Several Groups Including HPV, Enteroviruses, Adenovirus, Mononucleosis, And Much More.
Roseola rash Is Generally Transmitted Through Respiratory Droplets Or Children Who Are Infected. Transmission Period Is Precisely In A Phase Where The Skin Rash Has Not Come Up With An Incubation Period Of 7-14 Days. By The Time The Skin Rash Appears, Usually, The Disease Is Not Contagious.
Roseola rash Symptoms
Symptoms Of Roseola rash Disease Generally Begins With a Fever, rash, Sore Throat, mild diarrhea, runny nose, cough, Aches In The Body And Extremities, And Would Not Eat For 3-5 Days And Then Follow By The Appearance Of Rashes On The Chest,
Face And Then Spread Throughout The Body. By The Time The Rash First Appears The Child’s Body Temperature Begins To Fall. Parents Often Find The Child Is No Longer A New Fever Followed By The Appearance Of Rashes That Spread Throughout The Body.
The Rash Will Last For Approximately 3-5 Days And Then Gradually Disappear Again. After Missing Skin Rash Will Return To Normal In The Absence Of The Former Black (Hyperpigmentation). Rash That Appears Can Cause Itching Or Without Complaint.
Treatment for Roseola
Roseola rash Is Symptomatic Medications, Such As Hot-Lowering Drugs, Drugs To Relieve Itching, If There Is A Child’s Sore Throat Or Mouth Ulcers May Also Be Given Medication To Ease The Pain.
There Are No Antiviral Drugs Given To Children Who Have Roseola. But The Drugs To Increase Endurance (Immunomodulator) Is Often Given So That The Immune System Both In The Fight Against The Virus.
Because The Shape Is Very Similar, We Need To Distinguish Roseola With Measles And Measles (Rubella). Measles Is Inveksi Virus In Children Caused By Viruses Children Infected With Measles Begins With A Fever Accompanied By A Cough, Runny Nose, Watery Eyes, Very Weak For 3-5 Days
After Pasa Prodromal, Appear Reddish Spots That Can Be Felt Starting From The Back Of The Ear And Spreads Throughout The Body And Extremities.
Typical Of Measles Are Fever Rises When The Spots Appear Higher And Before The Rash Disappears, The Rash Will Change Color To Black, And Only Then Will Return To Normal Skin.
Rubella Has A Similar Clinical Picture Over Again With Roseola. The Difference Is The Type Of Virus Is A Virus That Infects More Commonly Known As Rubella Or Measles.
The Clinical Features Of Affected Children Rubella Is Also Almost The Same But Rubella Virus Infection Causing The Lymph Nodes Behind The Head More Palpable.
Roseola rash Will Not Directly Result In A Fatal Effect. Generally, Children Are Exposed To Roseola Treated As Not Eating, Causing A Shortage Of Liquid, Or High Heat That Can Trigger Febrile Seizures.
Parents Need To Pay Close Attention Because If The Child Was Suffering From Measles Or Rash As A Result Of Another Disease Then Treatment Should Be More Appropriate Diagnosis.
How to treat roseola at home
let your child rest if they feel unwell they may be more comfortable if they stay in bed until they’re better, but there’s no need to force them to rest if they seem well enough, keep them hydrated by giving them plenty of water or squash to drink if your breastfeeding or bottle-feeding your baby, keep feeding them regularly.
When to see a doctor
roseola rash is a common rash in a baby, most children recover within a week, so there’s usually no need to see a doctor