Dr. Jain has seen a patient who is 20 years old. The patient complained of rash and high fever. The patient was seen by PA at her doctor’s office and was diagnosed with possible Mono. The patient states that her condition of the rash and itching was getting worse. Our contact number is 407 876-5555
Dr. Usha Jain who is an expert, diagnosed her with Chicken Pox because of the characteristic blister with red erythema. The patient had high fever and was dehydrated. Dr. Jain decided to hydrate the patient to help her heal faster. The patient had severe itching which was treated with hydroxyzine. The patient continued to have severe itching and injection of Decadron was given to help for the severe itching.
The patient also had blood test for IgG and IgM for the Varicell virus which is an antibody titer which goes up at the time of acute infection and that can confirm the diagnosis of Chicken Pox.
If the patient is immune then she will have high titer of IgG and not of IgM.
The patient had IgM titer done to confirm Chicken Pox and the result was positive.