Chickenpox

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. Chickenpox and Shingles Tests What are chickenpox and shingles tests? These tests check to see if you are or have ever been infected with the varicella zoster virus (VZV). ...
  3. Chickenpox is a viral infection in which a person develops very itchy blisters all over the body. ... The illness is rare today because of the chickenpox vaccine .
  4. ... is taken in its entirety from the CDC Chickenpox Vaccine Information Statement (VIS): www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/vis/vis-statements/varicella.html CDC review information for the Chickenpox VIS: ...
  5. ... product containing Measles Vaccine, Mumps Vaccine, Rubella Vaccine, Varicella Vaccine) ... Why get vaccinated?Varicella (also called chicken pox) is a very contagious viral disease. It is caused by the varicella zoster virus. Chickenpox ...
  6. Travelers' Health: Varicella (Chickenpox) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Chickenpox/Related Issues ... Chickenpox ... Information about how to order the U.S. government publication about traveling titled "Health Information for ...
  7. Chickenpox (Varicella) Signs and Symptoms (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Learn more about chickenpox signs and symptoms. The classic symptom is a rash that turns into itchy, fluid-filled blisters that eventually turn ...
  8. ... from the CDC MMRV (Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella) Vaccine Information Statement (VIS): www.cdc.gov/vaccines/ ... MMRV vaccine can prevent measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella . MEASLES (M) causes fever, cough, runny nose, and ...
  9. Chickenpox (Varicella) Photos (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    View photos of chickenpox in unvaccinated persons, chickenpox in vaccinated persons, and images of Varicella-Zoster (Chickenpox) virus. ... chickenpox, varicella, chickenpox photos, chicken pox photos, varicella images, chickenpox images, chicken pox images, photographs of varicella, ...
  10. Chickenpox/Start Here ... Chickenpox ... VisualDX
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