Chickenpox, also known as Varicella, is a viral infection that causes unpleasant symptoms such as a typical skin rash, fever, headache and fatigue. If you're reading this, it may be because your child has chickenpox. You might be wondering, how does chickenpox start? How do you protect your children from getting chickenpox? And whether they should get the chickenpox vaccine?
Chickenpox is an illness that causes itchy, fluid-filled blisters to appear all over the skin. Most children recover from chickenpox within 10 days. However, chickenpox can be uncomfortable for your little one and there are possible complications. We've compiled this advice article to give you some tips on how to deal with chickenpox, what causes chickenpox and how to keep your child comfortable while they have it.
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