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How To Get The Chicken Pox On Purpose Neighbor Said That Prevents Problems Later
Caused by the varicella-zoster virus, chicken pox results in a blister rash that starts on the stomach, back, and face and spreads throughout the entire body. These small itchy blisters eventually scab over. Associated symptoms include itching, fatigue, malaise, and a fever. The most effective method to prevent spreading of the varicella virus is ...Read more
My husband have chicken pox now, may be it will spread over me also. We planned trying for baby from next month.Any risk by chicken pox affects baby?
If my baby gets the live chicken pox vaccine, does that mean i could catch it from him? I've had them twice; appear to have no immunity to them.
Unlikely to happen: Many adults think they have had cpx more than once, as there was once as many as 2 million cases/yr in the us and many were never seen by drs.Other blister producing illnesses could be confused with it. Even so, the vaccine given to your child would not expose you to wild cpx.If the shot produced a rash (<5%), the exposure would be to the weak vaccine virus and unlikely to cause you trouble. ...Read more
If i choose not to vaccinate my child against the measles, am i really putting them at risk? I think it would be better to risk my son getting measles than taking the chance that the vaccine itself could damage his health somehow.
Is it easy to get MRSA from someone who prepared your food? Does it lower the chances of they have already been treated for MRSA?
Low risk, no worries: Staph, whether MRSA or non-MRSA types, can be transmitted between people, but mostly by direct personal contact, not through food. Anyway, for every person you contact who you know had staph or MRSA, via food or personally, probably another 10 were carriers without knowing it. Just use common sense hygiene with all people (cover coughs, hand washing, etc) then don't worry about it. ...Read more
Does getting exposed to grandkids with chicken pox boost my own immunity to shingels? Or does the opposite happen?
Great question.: It should strengthen your immune system.Get a more detailed answer ›
Absolutely NOT: Chicken pox is a congtageous disease. Once you have the chicken pox, you should be immune. One could get chickenpox and have a rare complication, such as chicken pox pneumonia and possibly die from the complications but this would be extremely rare. One could be immunosuppressed (transplant patient and such) and contract zoster and die from complications. But not, not in general. ...Read more
I was in contact with a child with chicken pox today, is it effective for me to get the vaccine now to prevent me from getting chicken pox?
Get some protection: The incubation for chicken pox is about 10-21 days (time of contact to development of disease), and vaccine results in some immnity as early as 10 days as well and excellent by 3 weeks time. So, in your case, you will likely get some protection. However, it is a good chance that you are already immuned to it..Likely exposure to it when u were younger..Consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Maybe,maybe not : A single dose of the vaccine confers lifelong immunity in ~ 85% of people while 2 doses at least a month apart brings it up to ~98%.Shingles is a reactivation of wild or vaccine virus that occurs if the persons immune system fails to keep it contained. A shingles vaccine, similar to the varicella shot (only many X stronger) is used to awaken the immune system and keep the virus under house arrest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please educate ppl on the fact that everyone who've had chicken pox as a child already have the shingles virus. They can't catch shingles! thank you?
Shingles supression: That most have had chickenpox & by default the shingles virus is widely known. However, some don't understand that the hibernating virus is kept in hibernation by circulating antibodies & over time these can decline in number. The zoster vaccine is recommended for the older set to rebuild these antibodies & contains a much greater concentration of the weakened chickenpox antigen than the kid shot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why is it that someone on an immune compromising drug cant get vaccines(all?) or be around those who got live flu vaccines? How serious r the concerns
Is it possible to inherit weak lungs from your parents when they had history of koch's infection long before they got married?
My doctor gave me through rubella vaccine and chicken pox vaccine at the same time. I read on some fact sheet that it shouldn't be. Is this ok?
My wife and i used 100mg of clomid to try to get pregnant for a couple cycles it made her nuts or so she claimed how long does it stay in her system as far as side affects go. We are on the verge of divorce and we seemed happy before she took it now we c
Good thing she did : not conceive, if you're planning to split. ~ 25% of women on Clomid (clomiphene) report some negative psychological &/or emotional side effects, including ^ed irritability, severe mood swings, & severe PMS-like symptoms. Consider making a formal apology complete with a new piece of diamond jewelry & a trip to a Caribbean Isle to rekindle your relationship, especially if you expect her to undergo IVF! ...Read more
My husband found out yesterday he's got Bell's palsy he afraid to kiss me or our child thinking we will get it or the virus that causes it. Panic ?
Bell's palsy...: ...is often (not always) from herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV1) afftecting the facial nerve. If he has recurrent oral herpes (cold sores, fever blisters), he could transmit HSV1 at those times. Otherwise litle or no risk of passing it on and he doesn't need to avoid kissing you or anyone else. You and your child could have blood tests to see if already have HSV1; if so, you can't get it again. ...Read more
If i had a current h1n1 flu infection and were given the h1n1 vaccine, will it prevent a future h1n1 infection if i was to be exposed to the virus again after my body clear the first infection?
Thanks for the info,actually here in India the flu shot is not matching the present strain H1N1.To get the H1N1 it's not possible without a govt doc. I'm still trying to get in touch as I will be travelling to places where many people have contacted the s
Can my 7 month old baby get chickenpox from someone if they have shingles but the blisters haven't broken the skin and they r on medication?
They are contagious: Until all those blisters are crusted over and there are no new ones. Their medication does not protect your baby. ...Read more
You say that noro virus can stay in the carpet for up to 12 days but does the infected person had to have vomited on the carpet for that to be the case?
Im 26next month ill be 27 i heard its better to have kids before the age of 30 do health problems the baby can get is that true will my baby get dysle?
Having babies at: later age (>35) can increase complications around birthting time, or prolonged labor, failure to descend, infections, placenta previa and a few other things such as preeclampsia. Low birth weight is also an issue. But under the age of 35, there has not been any studies that have shown there is a difference with those factors. As long as you keep yourself healthy and free of harmful substances. ...Read more
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