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Home : Health/Medical/Dental : Common Illnesses : Chicken Pox

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  • Chickenpox - Keep Kids Healthy
    Chickenpox is caused by the varicella zoster virus and occurs most commonly in late winter or early spring. Unvaccinated children usually develop symptoms about ten to twenty-one days after being exposed to someone with chickenpox (incubation period).

  • Kids' Health - Topics - Chickenpox
    A very kid-friendly explanation of chickenpox.

  • CHICKENPOX AND THE CHICKENPOX VACCINE
    The most common complication of chickenpox is secondary bacterial infection with Group A Streptococcus Pyogenes and Staphylococcus Aureus that occurs in 5 to 10% of children. Bacterial infection should be suspected whenever redness and swelling occur around a pox lesion that is enlarged in size.

  • Chicken Pox Info
    Chickenpoxinfo.com is an online resource for Chickenpox information sponsored by Merck & Co., Inc.


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