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How is chickenpox transmitted?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Droplet/contact

Chickenpox can be spread by airborn droplets inhaled into the lung or contact with contaminated material ( secretions or debris from blisters).

In brief: Droplet/contact

Chickenpox can be spread by airborn droplets inhaled into the lung or contact with contaminated material ( secretions or debris from blisters).
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology

In brief: Chickenpox

It takes between 10 and 21 days after contact with an infected person for someone to develop chickenpox (this is known as the chickenpox incubation period).
While this is the complete range for the chickenpox incubation period, the usual chickenpox incubation period averages between 14 and 16 days.

In brief: Chickenpox

It takes between 10 and 21 days after contact with an infected person for someone to develop chickenpox (this is known as the chickenpox incubation period).
While this is the complete range for the chickenpox incubation period, the usual chickenpox incubation period averages between 14 and 16 days.
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