Chickenpox is a very contagious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV). It causes a blister-like rash, itching, tiredness, and fever. Chickenpox used to be very common in the United States. Each year, chickenpox caused about 4 million cases, about . Aug 07, · Chickenpox is a highly contagious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV). It causes an itchy, blister-like rash. The rash appears first on the chest, back, and face, and then spreads over the entire body. Chickenpox used to be very common in the United States.
Nov 07, · Most people have chickenpox as a child. Most children get chickenpox before the age of 10 years. About 9 in 10 people have had it by the age of 15 years. It is uncommon for adults Author: Dr Mary Harding. Jan 20, · Chickenpox is a common illness caused by the varicella- zoster virus. Symptoms of chickenpox include fever and itchy spots or blisters all over Author: Florence Byrd.
Aug 30, · Adults and children ages 12 years and older usually receive a chickenpox vaccine called Varivax, which only prevents chickenpox. Adults can receive Author: Rachel Nall, MSN, CRNA. May 01, · Chickenpox symptoms in adults typically resemble those in children, but they can become more severe. The disease progresses through symptoms that start one to three weeks after exposure to the Author: Scott Frothingham.
Jan 09, · When adults get chickenpox, it tends to cause symptoms in the same way as when the disease affects children — up to a point. This means that in .