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Varicella Booster Shot
I have had my 1st varicella immunization, and i had the chickenpox when i was like 8 yrs old, do I need to get booster?
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
Hi, trying for baby no 2 and blood test results show no immunity to varicella had a booster 2 years ago prior to first baby shd i get another booster?
Reasonable : Another attempt to build your immunity is certainly worth while. Infection during pregnancy can give rise to the congenital varicella syndrome and around delivery it can result in a devastating infection in baby.Adults don't tolerate the infection well in some cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If got the varicella shot today, will it cause any negative reactions if i did have the disease but can't remember when? Is it detrimental 2 my body?
No: You could have some mild symptoms from the immune response, but it shouldn't cause you any problems. ...Read more