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If you are in contact with a child with chicken pox, but you are immune, will you carry the virus and pass it on to another child?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree

In brief: Very unlikely

The virus is transmitted primarily from actively infected persons who are making large numbers of virus in their systems.
If you are immune you will not get the virus, and it will die quickly if on your hands, etc.

In brief: Very unlikely

The virus is transmitted primarily from actively infected persons who are making large numbers of virus in their systems.
If you are immune you will not get the virus, and it will die quickly if on your hands, etc.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not likely

Not likely but if you came in contact with the contaminated mucous you could potentially pass it on but it would have to be immediate.

In brief: Not likely

Not likely but if you came in contact with the contaminated mucous you could potentially pass it on but it would have to be immediate.
Dr. Barry Bergman
Dr. Barry Bergman
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