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What side effects are commonly associated with chicken pox?

What side effects are commonly associated with chicken pox?

Chicken pox sxs: Sxs of chicken pox include a rash that develops first into blisters and then into scabs, fever, feeling tired, decreased appetite and headache. Chickenpox complications can include: pneumonia, sepsis, infections of joints/ bones, brain inflammation & bleeding difficulties. ...Read more

Dr. James Ferguson
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Chickenpox (Definition)

Chickenpox is an illness caused by a virus known as varicella zoster. The first time someone is infected with this virus, usually in childhood, he or she will develop an itchy rash consisting of vesicles or fluid filled, reddened blisters. Chickenpox is highly contagious and spread via infected individuals. We now have an effective ...Read more


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Hello doctor, can we drink coconout water in chicken pox ? If yes, then tell me the positive effects of drinking coconout while chicken pox

Hello doctor, can we drink coconout water in chicken pox ? If yes,  then tell me the positive effects of drinking coconout while  chicken pox

Coconut water: Yes. You can drink water and should drink water every day. There are no specific health benefits to coconut water over other waters one can consume. ...Read more

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Do children experience side effects from the chicken pox vaccine?

Do children experience side effects from the chicken pox vaccine?

Yes: Side effect to the chicken pox vaccine include local redness or temporary pain at the site of the injection. Less than 1% of children given the chicken pox vaccine will develop 1-2 "pox" at the site of injection. The potential serious illnesses that can be caused by getting chicken pox far outweigh these mild local reactions. ...Read more

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Chicken pox effects during sixth month of pregnancy.Does it effects baby?

Chicken pox effects during sixth month of pregnancy.Does it effects baby?

Probably not: Chances are good that no harm will come to baby, but timing is a factor. If you get chicken pox during first or second trimester of pregnancy, there's a slight risk (less than 2 percent overall) that your baby will get something called congenital varicella syndrome. The risk is highest (about 2 percent) if you're infected between 13 and 20 weeks' gestation. At 6 mos. Virtually no risk. ...Read more

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I received 5 vaccinations yesterday and now I feel terrible. How long would the side effects last. I got the polio meningococo chicken pox etc.....?

Initial Rxn 48h: The pain & discomfort of any big series generally clears in 48hrs. With the MMR young adults sometimes have some mild joint stiffness or pain that can last a week or so but may not show up for 1-2 wks. ...Read more

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When can I go back to work after suffering from chicken pox?

When can I go back to work after suffering from chicken pox?

Chicken Pox: A person with chickenpox becomes contagious 1 to 2 days before their blisters appear. They remain contagious until all the blisters have crusted over. If all the blisters have crusted over, you can return to work. ...Read more

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Will my skin go back to normal after the chicken pox?

Will my skin go back to normal after the chicken pox?

Usually yes: The rash of chickenpox starts out as red, itchy or painful blisters; then they open up and scab over and then they will commonly look darker than normal skin for weeks or months. The skin should get flatter and smoother and the color should fade over time but it may take months or more. Some people will still have some residual spots even years later. ...Read more

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What is the risk of contracting chicken pox after immunisation?

What is the risk of contracting chicken pox after immunisation?

Vey Little 2%: Two doses of Chicken POX Vaccines as these are given today to babies inUSA are 98% effective That means the risk is 2 out of 100 and 20 out of 1000 Statistically it is very low risk Get your children Immunised ...Read more

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Can you get chicken pox after getting the shot?

Can you get chicken pox after getting the shot?

Vaccine rash/risk: There are a small percentage of people that will break out in an atypical rash a week or two after receiving the weakened varicella virus injection. This is not true wild chickenpox but a "chickenpox lite" since it is a weakened virus.There will be fewer blisters.An estimated 10-15 % kids with a single dose remain at risk of cpx while a booster done later drops that to <5%. ...Read more

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How soon after chicken pox can an adult go back to work?

About a week: Chickenpox tends to emerge in waves of new spots over a period of 2-5 days.The blister grows, pops ; crusts usually within a single day. A person is considered contagious for 1-2 days before to 6 days after the emergence of the rash. ...Read more