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Is it safe for a 12 month old baby with eczema to get the varicella vaccine?

Varicella. Yes. However, the vaccine may cause a flareup of the eczema, but it is more important for your child to get the vaccine because the eczema can always be treated. Read more...

Can I get the varicella vaccine as an adult?

Adult varivax. Yes you can get the varicella vax as an adult. It will protect you from getting chicken pox as an adult, as chicken pox in adults is more severe. Read more...
Yes if you had no ch. Only if you have not had chicken pox as a child.It is still safe even if you have had chicken pox.But you can have a blood test to determine immunity, as it will show proper amount of igg antibody against varicella and than you dont need varicella vaccine as you are immune to varicella. Read more...

Can I still get the varicella vaccine if I am allergic to eggs?

Egg allergy/ vaccine. A lot of research has been done on giving flu vaccines to egg-allergic kids, and the conclusion is that it is safe. Current cdc guidelines do not state any warnings about eggs related to the varicella vaccine: www.Cdc.Gov/vaccines/vpd-vac/ should-not-vacc.Htm. Read more...

Should I get a varicella vaccine if I had chicken pox when I was younger?

No. If you are sure hat you did have the chicken pox it is not necessary. Read more...
Recommendation. You must be certain you have had chickenpox . If there is any doubt check your immunity status and act accordingly . Read more...

Can a child get chicken pox even though they have had the varicella vaccine?

Yes. Although the vaccine is the right thing to do, a percentage of children receiving the vaccine find that it does not confer immunity on everyone. But the more people that are immunized, the fewer people have it to spread.Thus "community immunity" helps also in protection. Read more...
Yes. This vaccine is a modified strain of the wild varicella virus ; is thought to confer lifelong immunity in 85 -90 % after 1 dose. A second dose is recommended for all kids and adults, to pick up the stragglers with poor initial response and brings up the protection rate above 95%.One dose confers protection from the major complications. Read more...