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Chickenpox in adults

Chickenpox in adults

Chickenpox can still develop among adults. The condition is caused by the varicella-zoster virus and characterized by a rash of itchy reddened blisters on the neck, face, body, legs and arms. Those who acquire the condition establish immunity. If an individual had the condition as a child, it is unlikely to develop one as an […]

Viral conditions: Chickenpox

Chickenpox is a prevalent condition caused by varicella zoster. Those who often acquire the virus are young children. When a child acquires the virus, he/she can easily spread the virus to other children. Almost all children acquire the condition but only a few develop serious health issues. Once a child acquires the condition, he/she will […]