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what does chickenpox feel like

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Number of viral rash: A number of different viral rashes look like chicken pox rash. Chicken pox, however, starts on trunk or face/scalp, and presents as bump, blister, an ... Read More

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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Ebola: Ebola virus stays in the body and is contagious for 7 weeks after clinical recovery. The herpes viruses (chicken pox, herpes zoster, cold sore (HSV1 a ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Personalized ???: Dx and rx of something like chickenpox is part of medical care. For most of us it is a visual ( i look at it) DX when paired with a history of how it ... Read More
Dr. Kristen Stuppy
24 years experience Pediatrics
Personalized: Personalized medicine ultimately might use genetic testing to know which diseases they are predisposed to, how their body will metabolize various medi ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Varicella: Your question is very obscure. Please rephrase and ask again.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Chickenpox: The rash of chickenpox starts as pinkish-reddish dots that transform into a pimple before becoming a blister shaped like a dew drop with a profile sha ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Immunity can fade: For most immunity is permanent in the majority of people given varicella (chickenpox) vaccine. There are exceptions and immunity can fade even in heal ... Read More
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Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Chicken pox: This is a common contagious virus known as varicella zoster
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: I have read of a small fraction of the population that has trouble developing immunity to this virus that may have repeated attacks. Infants who have ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
KVE: Kaposi varicelliform eruption (KVE) is a skin eruption caused by a variety of viral infections, which has superimposed on a person with underlying ato ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
??confusing question: Wild chicken pox in its hayday annually infected 2-4 million people/yr, usually kids, killed ~50 & led to 10thou hosps in the US. The present vacc ... Read More
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