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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Confusing question: Some refer to an unusual pattern of blisters that may arise a week or so after the vaccine, or a vaccinated pt with an unusual outbreak months or year ... Read More
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Yes: Chickenpox is highly infectious. Spread throughout households is very common with infection of up to 90% of vulnerable individuals who come into conta ... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Bites/rashes: Tough to say over the computer. Sleeping in hotels may be causative of bed bug bites? Get an eval to be sure. Good luck.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Chickenpox: Chickenpox is a viral illness. Sxs of chicken pox include a rash that develops first into blisters and then into scabs, fever, feeling tired, decreas ... Read More
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Infectious Disease: Chicken pox also called Varicella is an infectious disease caused by Varicella virus.It caoses a vescicular rash all over the body.It is very contagio ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
22 years experience Pediatrics
Give it time: Chicken pox is contagious until all the lesions have scabbed over. Oatmeal baths can give some temporary relief as well as an occasional antihistamine ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Respiratory or touch: Wild chickenpox is transmitted by infected patients from 24 hours or more before the first spots for 6 days after the first ones appear.It can pass as ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
50 years experience Dermatology
Contact: It's viral infection. Usually need contact with patient (who acts as source).
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Rare if ever: If you had true cpx after a year of age you likely have lifelong immunity.People with immune defects or after a bone marrow transplant may be suscepti ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Most chickenpox will self heal over a week or so in kids.There are antiviral medications that can suppress the intensity of the illness if taken early ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Rare if ever: If you had true cpx after a year of age you likely have lifelong immunity.People with immune defects or after a bone marrow transplant may be suscepta ... Read More
A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Chicken pox: Itching from chicken pox can last up to two weeks.
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