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What to do if i want to ask how long is chicken pox contagious?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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