A 47-year-old member asked:
a test showed i am immune to the chicken pox virus. how can that be if i never had it?
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Dr. Anthony LaBarberaanswered
Pediatrics 28 years experience
See below: You had chickenpox. It was either not diagnosed or a very minor case.
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Pediatrics 46 years experience
But you did !!!: Studies have shown that in excess of 90% of those adults who thought they never had chickenpox have blood evidence they did. This can be when they had fewer spots than expected, or were mislabeled something like hand/foot/mouth which can look similar.
459 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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