2 doctors weighed in:

What is chicken pox?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine

In brief: Infectious Disease

Chicken pox also called Varicella is an infectious disease caused by Varicella virus.
It caoses a vescicular rash all over the body.It is very contagious and can be prevented by giving Varicella Vaccine

In brief: Infectious Disease

Chicken pox also called Varicella is an infectious disease caused by Varicella virus.
It caoses a vescicular rash all over the body.It is very contagious and can be prevented by giving Varicella Vaccine
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
Thank
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Chickenpox

Chickenpox is a viral illness.
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.

In brief: Chickenpox

Chickenpox is a viral illness.
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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Thank
Read more answers from doctors