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I'm just wondering, if you have had the mumps as a child can you still get chicken pox as a teenager?

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Dr. Sara Gonzalez
Pediatrics
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In brief: Different diseases

Yes, they are different diseases.
Having one will not create immunity to the other.

In brief: Different diseases

Yes, they are different diseases.
Having one will not create immunity to the other.
Dr. Sara Gonzalez
Dr. Sara Gonzalez
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

The two illnesses are unrelated so having one doesn't give you immunity to the other. If you had 2 doses of the chickenpox vaccine in childhood you are likely not susceptible.

In brief: Yes

The two illnesses are unrelated so having one doesn't give you immunity to the other. If you had 2 doses of the chickenpox vaccine in childhood you are likely not susceptible.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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