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What are the odds of me getting chicken pox if i've been exposed and never got any vaccination?

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Dr. Kristen Stuppy
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Likely

Chicken pox is easily shared among people who don't have immunity.
Immunity is through infection or immunization. It can be contagious a day or 2 before the blisters appear, and remains contagious until all the blisters crust over. It can take 10-21 days to show symptoms once you've been exposed. A vaccine can prevent serious disease. Go to your doc if you get the rash to properly document.

In brief: Likely

Chicken pox is easily shared among people who don't have immunity.
Immunity is through infection or immunization. It can be contagious a day or 2 before the blisters appear, and remains contagious until all the blisters crust over. It can take 10-21 days to show symptoms once you've been exposed. A vaccine can prevent serious disease. Go to your doc if you get the rash to properly document.
Dr. Kristen Stuppy
Dr. Kristen Stuppy
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Likely But Be Smart

See dr. Stuppy's answer. But to add, if for some reason you do not become infected, immunize asap!

In brief: Likely But Be Smart

See dr. Stuppy's answer. But to add, if for some reason you do not become infected, immunize asap!
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Perhaps

If you do get chicken pox there is a great homeopathic remedy that reduces itching and helps with crusting over. It is rhus tox 30c or 200c .
Take three times a day for 3-5 days. If you are asking as an adult also see your md. If you do get chickenpox you want a mild case! your underlying health will affect the course.

In brief: Perhaps

If you do get chicken pox there is a great homeopathic remedy that reduces itching and helps with crusting over. It is rhus tox 30c or 200c .
Take three times a day for 3-5 days. If you are asking as an adult also see your md. If you do get chickenpox you want a mild case! your underlying health will affect the course.
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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