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Chickenpox Vaccine: What You Should Know

Chickenpox vaccine protects against the contagious chicken pox (varicella) disease. Learn more about who should get the vaccine and possible risks....

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Overview of Treatments for Chickenpox

There's no cure but there are plenty of treatments for chickenpox, including home remedies and OTC drugs for relieving the itch and other...

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Why Do Some People Get Chickenpox Twice?

Learn whether or not you can get chickenpox more than once or if a natural infection gives you lifelong immunity. Children typically build up a...

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Preventing Chickenpox

The best way to prevent chickenpox is to be vaccinated. Learn about the two options and how to further prevent the spread of this illness. Chickenpox...

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Causes and Risk Factors of Chickenpox

Chickenpox usually runs its course with no complications. Learn about the virus that causes this illness and risk factors for becoming infected....

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Symptoms of Chickenpox

Review the symptoms of chickenpox, a viral infection that is becoming less common because most children now receive the chickenpox vaccine. By the...

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How Chickenpox Is Diagnosed

Think you may have the chickenpox? Learn how the chickenpox is diagnosed, tests that may be done, and common chickenpox look-alike conditions....

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