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How do i know I've had chickenpox?

My parents don't remember me having chickenpox, how do i find out for sure that i've had chickenpox without taking a chance by checking if i get infected? (btw. i don't have any scars or something like that)

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The doctor can do a test. It will check for antibodies. The results determine 100% if you had them in the past. Very simple blood test. You can also be vaccinated, and if you did get them, it would be a mild case. Chicken pox in adults is very dangerous and severe, it's good to find out.

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There is no way to identify whether you have had chicken pox before. In most people, the scars that are associated with chicken pox fade wit time making it hard to identify this way. If you are not sure and are scared of contracting it you can get vaccinated.

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They are miserable and last more than a week....your parents should remember and you likely would. I had them when I was 5 and now I am 37 and I remember getting them.

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just get the vaccine for it just in case

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My Mom doesn't remember if I had chicken pox and I want to know so I can do whatever I can not to get shingles if I had chicken pox. Is there any way to do that??

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