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Chickenpox
Also known as varicella, chickenpox is a virus that often affects children. It is characterized by itchy, red blisters that appear all over the body. More »
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Chickenpox, also known as varicella, is a highly contagious disease caused by the initial infection with varicella zoster virus (VZV). The disease results in a ...

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Jan 8, 2016 ... Also known as varicella, chickenpox is a virus that often affects children. It is characterized by itchy, red blisters that appear all over the body.

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It's most common in kids under age 12, but anyone can get chickenpox. The good news is that a vaccine can prevent most cases.

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Sep 8, 2016 ... Get the facts on the chickenpox, vaccine, treatment, causes (varicella zoster virus, shingles cause), symptoms and signs (itchy, red rash), how it ...

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Apr 11, 2016 ... Index page for chickenpox which leads to information about symptoms, how it's spread, possible complications, treatment and prevention, and ...

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The incubation period for chickenpox ranges from 11 to 21 days. Prodromal symptoms consist of low-grade fever, headache, anorexia, and malaise. On the ...

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Dec 21, 2016 ... Chickenpox is a contagious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus. It causes an itchy rash with blisters. Learn about vaccines and ...

emedicine.medscape.com/article/1131785-overview

Apr 14, 2017 ... Chickenpox is usually acquired through inhalation of airborne respiratory droplets from an infected host. High viral titers are found in the ...

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/239450.php

Mar 21, 2017 ... Chickenpox (chicken pox), also known as varicella, is a highly contagious infection caused by the varicella zoster virus. Although ...