Chickenpox

Overview

Chickenpox is a viral infection that causes an itchy, blister-like rash. It's highly contagious to those who haven't had the disease or been vaccinated against it. For most people, chickenpox is a mild disease. Sometimes serious complications occur.

Symptoms

For most people, chickenpox is a mild disease. Sometimes serious complications occur.

Treatments

The chickenpox vaccine is a safe, effective way to prevent chickenpox.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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