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How to get the chicken pox on purpose? Neighbor said that prevents problems later

12 doctors weighed in
Dr. Janet Greenhut
Preventive Medicine
11 doctors agree

In brief: Get vaccinated

It's better to be vaccinated against chickenpox.
You're less likely to have complications.

In brief: Get vaccinated

It's better to be vaccinated against chickenpox.
You're less likely to have complications.
Dr. Janet Greenhut
Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Dr. James Ferguson
This was a common practice in the 50"s but unnecessary now.Wild CP has the risk of death/invasive strep/encephalitis that are not present for the vaccine.
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