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what are the side effects of chicken pox

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Chicken pox sxs: Sxs of chicken pox include a rash that develops first into blisters and then into scabs, fever, feeling tired, decreased appetite and headache. Chick ... Read More

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A member asked:
Dr. Roy Benaroch
26 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: All vaccines and all medications and all medical interventions have side effects. Fortunately the common side effects of vaccines are mild and pass qu ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Initial Rxn 48h: The pain & discomfort of any big series generally clears in 48hrs. With the MMR young adults sometimes have some mild joint stiffness or pain that ca ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Shingles: If the rash is made od blisters that was preceded by pain or itching, you made me right. Depending on how long you have had the rash, you can take an ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Varied: Many people experience a flu like illness after the vaccine. Some have an allergic reaction to it. Fever, cough, runny nose can all happen. It is a de ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience Medical Oncology
Pain most important: Even after shingles (or zoster) heals, the pain can be debilitating for months or years. This is why the vaccine for those over 60 is so important. Th ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
22 years experience Infectious Disease
No such thing: No vaccine for typhus exists.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Varies: It is a live virus vaccine.Most common side effect is: patients can develop measles (mild version) 7-14 days afterwards. Can have fever and a measles ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Minimal: Most women have no side effects. Some have a little discomfort at the site of the injection. Others feel fatigued for a day or so. That is normal. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Safe Vaccine: There are no serious side effects except some patients will get chicken pox blisters around the site but these go away.
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A member asked:
Dr. Ruben Nazario
Specializes in Pediatrics
Redness and swelling: The side effects of the MMR vaccine are similar to those of other vaccines. These include fever; redness, swelling and pain at the injection site; ras ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Flu vaccine (shot): The flu shot has inactivated virus- so it will not infect you with the flu. If you have reactions to the shot they usually resolve within one to two d ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Protection: from smallpox and anthrax are the main side effects, actually benefits.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Nothing more than ..: Local pain at the injection site. Very infrequently, some individuals who get too many tetanus shot experience serum sickness-like symptoms, e.g., fe ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: Vast majority of the people have no side effects, other than minor soreness at the site. If you are allergic to something in the vaccine, you could h ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: Usually not enough effect or too much lightening
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Fever/Iritability/: Commonest side efeects are 1mild fever 2injection site soreness 3 irritability 4vomiting some will vomit 1to3days 5drowsiness, lasts a day or tw ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Stauffer-munekata
35 years experience Family Medicine
No Risk, No Benefit: You may have localized swelling and pain at the injection site if you take a Flu shot twice, and I am sure your wallet will feel the loss of the co-pa ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Which one?: There are a few TB medications used nowdays. Which one are your referring to - isoniazide, etambutol, rifampin?
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Swelling: Mostly local pain, redness and swelling. Possibly fever. Thanks for taking an active interest in your health and your family's health!
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Variable: Symptoms of genital herpes include development of blister like sores on the genitals, pain, fever, itching and fluid discharge from the sores. The flu ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Thomas
39 years experience Pediatrics
Pain and redness: You can't get the tetanus alone in the usa. For adults and older kids, it's given as the td (tetanus and diphtheria) or the tdap (tetanus, diphtheria ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Death rate is 5-10%,: up to 20% in patients <age 5 & > age 40 from infections caused by toxin-producing strains of Corynebacterium Diphtheriae. It was endemic in ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
15 years experience General Practice
Depends on immunity: 30% may have one or more of the following dangers: pneumonia, ear infection, or diarrhea. Long term problem occurs if person ends up with encephalitis ... Read More

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