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How long do chickenpox take to pop out if you have been in contact with someone who has it?

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Dr. Cindy Daugherty
Pediatrics
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In brief: 10-21 days

Chicken pox rash occurs 10-21 days after coming into contact with the virus.
Chicken pox is very contagious and travels through the air. People are contagious for 1-2 days before the rash appears and continue to be contagious until all of the lesions scab over.

In brief: 10-21 days

Chicken pox rash occurs 10-21 days after coming into contact with the virus.
Chicken pox is very contagious and travels through the air. People are contagious for 1-2 days before the rash appears and continue to be contagious until all of the lesions scab over.
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