Chicken Pox

Definition of Chicken Pox:

An acute, highly infectious illness, principally of young children, caused by the chicken pox-herpes zoster virus and marked by fever and successive eruptions of clear blisters over the body.  Chicken pox may enter latency in the deep nerve ganglia and reactivate years later in the form of herpes zoster.

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“...Chaparral was used by Native American populations for indications including chicken pox (varicella), colds, diarrhea, menstrual cramps, pain, rheumatic diseases, skin disorders, snake bites, and as an emetic...”


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“...The herpes virus group includes a number of common infections, including herpes simplex, varicella-zoster (the cause of chicken pox and shingles), cytomegalovirus, herpesvirus 6, and Epstein-Barr (EB) virus (the cause of mononucleosis)...”
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...the condition
“...From diaper rash and cradle cap (in infants), through ringworm and chicken pox (children), acne and athlete's foot (teens), psoriasis and rosacea (adults), to shingles and scabies (seniors), they can affect us at different stages of life...”

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“...Chicken pox vaccination given to children reduces the incidence and severity of both chicken pox and shingles later in life...”
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