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My kid seems to be walking funny, is this a normal symptom of chickenpox?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Could Be

Ataxia or poorly balanced walking is a rare symptom of chicken pox.
Was your child immunized? Need to see your doctor.

In brief: Could Be

Ataxia or poorly balanced walking is a rare symptom of chicken pox.
Was your child immunized? Need to see your doctor.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

A fraction of the kids with chickenpox can develop a wabeling walk due to an inflamation in part of the brain.
Talk the symptoms over with your physician & decide if a further evaluation is warrented.

In brief: Yes

A fraction of the kids with chickenpox can develop a wabeling walk due to an inflamation in part of the brain.
Talk the symptoms over with your physician & decide if a further evaluation is warrented.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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