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About Chickenpox

boy scratching his headOverview

Describes the disease, its symptoms, how it spreads, and prevention...

Sick female child in bed.Signs & Symptoms

Lists typical signs and symptoms of chickenpox...


Lists possible serious health problems from chickenpox...

Girl sneezing.Transmission

Explains how this contagious virus spreads...

Mother drying child after bath.Prevention and Treatment

Describes ways to relieve chickenpox symptoms and treatments that may be prescribed by a doctor...

boy with chickenpoxPhotos

Shows images of people with chickenpox and the chickenpox virus (varicella-zoster virus)...

BAM kid-friendly fact sheet.Kid-friendly Fact Sheet

Meet the chickenpox blister sisters, disease villains who make their victims (usually kids) itch like crazy from chickenpox rash...


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