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Chickenpox is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus. Most cases are in children under age 15, but older children and adults can get it. It spreads very easily from one person to another.

The classic symptom of chickenpox is an uncomfortable, itchy rash. The rash turns into fluid-filled blisters and eventually into scabs. It usually shows up on the face, chest, and back and then spreads to the rest of the body. Other symptoms include

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  1. Chickenpox (National Library of Medicine)  
    Chickenpox is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus. Most cases are in children under age 15, but older children and adults can get it. It spreads very easily from ...
  2. Immunization - chickenpox; Vaccine - VAR;Immunization - VAR; Varicella zoster vaccine ... Chickenpox is caused by the varicella-zoster virus. The virus is very common and spreads very easily. ...
  3. Travelers' Health: Varicella (Chickenpox) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
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  4. Chickenpox (Varicella) Photos (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
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  5. Chickenpox (Varicella) (Logical Images)  
    newsletter | contact Share | Chickenpox (Varicella) A parent's guide to condition and treatment information A A A This image displays red bumps with a depression in ...
  6. Chickenpox (Varicella): Transmission (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
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  7. Chickenpox (Varicella) Signs and Symptoms (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... in unvaccinated persons. People at Risk for Severe Chickenpox Some people who get chickenpox may have more ...
  8. Varicella; Chicken pox ... Chickenpox is caused by the varicella-zoster virus, a member of the herpesvirus family. The same virus also causes herpes zoster (shingles) in adults. Chickenpox can be ...
  9. Chickenpox (Varicella) Complications (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... message, please visit this page: About CDC.gov . Chickenpox (Varicella) Chickenpox Homepage About Chickenpox Overview Signs & Symptoms Complications Transmission ...
  10. ... is taken in its entirety from the CDC Chickenpox Vaccine Information Statement (VIS): http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/vis/vis-statements/varicella.html CDC review information for Chickenpox VIS: Page ...
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