Patient Comments: Chickenpox - Symptoms and Signs

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How did you first notice you or your child was infected with chickenpox? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Jpow, 0-2 Male (Caregiver) Published: July 25

My son who got his chicken pox vaccination got blisters all over his body on the 10th day after being vaccinated. Our family doctor recommended taking him back to the pediatrician as she said that it was not common.

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The varicella zoster virus that causes chickenpox is a herpes virus. See Answer

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