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A 37-year-old member asked:

Do you think i should get chicken pox vaccine asap even though someone in my house just got it 3 days ago?

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Dr. Marcelo Laufer
Pediatrics - Infectious Disease 34 years experience
It depends: If you had c pox as a child you dont need it but you will need the shingles vaccine at 55y. If you never had c pox you can get it. You are not going to get c pox from the person who got the vaccine unless he or she is the unusual one who will have a mild c pox due to vaccine.
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