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Can you get chicken pox as a child and then again as an adult?
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Dr. Steven Hubert
Dermatology
In brief: Yes
Rare but it happens.

In brief: Yes
Rare but it happens.
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
In brief: Very Rarely
If you truly had chicken pox as a child, it is very, very unusual to have them again as an adult.
Probably possible, but not likely. Shingles does commonly occur as an adult after childhood exposure.

In brief: Very Rarely
If you truly had chicken pox as a child, it is very, very unusual to have them again as an adult.
Probably possible, but not likely. Shingles does commonly occur as an adult after childhood exposure.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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