I'm almost 18 (next month) and so far I haunt had the chicken pox yet. I know that everyone will have it once in their life time, so is there something wrong with me ? Because all the people I know already had theirs when they are little. What are the dangers if I were to have it as an adult?
Approximately once a month I see a patient who has previously had the chicken pox (varicella) vaccine and develops a \"breakthrough\" infection...just a few lesions with minor symptoms. Any parents out want to discuss what they\'ve seen with their children?
Can you get chicken pox from a child that had an allergic reaction to the booster shot? She has a fever and the injection area is swollen?
I have recently come into contact with a family friend who just started to show the shingles virus and I have had chicken pox 3 times as recently as 5 years,and 1 year ago.
I have been trying to "give" my kids Chicken Pox because they deal with it better at a young age, but Im having trouble finding it anywhere. Is it just a touch by touch disease or does it just show up?
Has anyone got the vaccine or know anything about it? I'm hesitant to get it.
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