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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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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Stay Home/Meds: 1 Stay at home as it is very contagious 2 Take Tylenol (acetaminophen) if you have fever 3Take Benadryl for itching 4Drink plenty of fluids 5Ask your ... 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Vaccinate: Chickenpox is one of the most contagious illnesses that affect humans.As little as an hour in the same room with an infected person has a 95% rate of ... Read More
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
GET VACCINATED: Chicken Pox can be prevented and thus avoided by getting yourself vaccinated with Varicella Vaccine
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alissa Zenack
22 years experience Pediatrics
Chicken Pox: Chicken Pox is a virus that is preventable by receiving 2 varicella vaccinations. If you already have chicken pox, the treatment is supportive. You ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Why you think so: Why do you think you may have chicken pox.If you have symptoms and signs of chicken pox then only you can have chicken pox.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monib Zirvi
21 years experience Dermatology
Fever and blisters : Chickenpox is caused by the varicella virus. There is often an initial associated fever and a rash that consists of small blisters on a red base (dew ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Fever & rash: There is fever and a rash that starts on the trunk and spreads to the limbs. The rash is in the form of small blisters. Consult this site for more inf ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Can be serious: Individuals who are at high risk to develop severe chicken pox are: anyone on immunosuppressives, e.g., transplant recipients; pregnant women; newborn ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Chicken pox: The chickenpox rash goes through three phases:symptoms 10-21d raised pink or red bumps (papules), which break out in different spots over several day ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
42 years experience Pediatrics
DEPENDS-: If you don't have any immune issue, not on any immuno-suppressive medication, there is less possibility. Even if you didn't receive 2 do ... Read More

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