• Chickenpox (Varicella)-Topic Overview - WebMD

    www.webmd.com/vaccines/tc/chickenpox-varicella-topic-overview Chickenpox (varicella) is a contagious illness that causes an itchy rash and red spots or blisters (pox) all over the body. Chickenpox can cause problems for pregnant ...
  • Chickenpox - Mayo Clinic

    www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chickenpox/basics/.../con-20019025 Chickenpox (varicella) is a viral infection that causes an itchy, blister-like rash. Chickenpox is highly contagious to people who haven't had the disease nor been ...
  • Chickenpox - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chickenpox Chickenpox, also known as varicella, is a highly contagious disease caused by the initial infection with varicella zoster virus (VZV). [1] The disease results in a ...
    • Chickenpox | About | Varicella | CDC

      www.cdc.gov/chickenpox/about/index.html Index page for chickenpox which leads to information about symptoms, how it's spread, possible complications, treatment and prevention, and photos of chickenpox.
    • Chickenpox - KidsHealth

      kidshealth.org/parent/infections/skin/chicken_pox.html About Chickenpox. Chickenpox used to be a common childhood illness in the United States, especially in kids under age 12. It's much rarer now, thanks to the varicella ...
    • Chickenpox | Home | Varicella | CDC

      www.cdc.gov/chickenpox/index.html Chickenpox is a very contagious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV). It causes a blister-like rash, itching, tiredness, and fever.
    • Chickenpox - National Library of Medicine - PubMed Health

      www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002559 Chickenpox is a highly contagious viral infection which mainly affects children. A very itchy skin rash with red blisters and mild fever are typical signs.
    • Chickenpox (Varicella): Get Facts on Symptoms and Treatment

      www.medicinenet.com/chickenpox_varicella/article.htm Get the facts on the chickenpox, vaccine, treatment, causes (varicella zoster virus, shingles cause), symptoms and signs (itchy, red rash), how it spreads and ...
    • Chickenpox: Get Facts on Symptoms and Vaccine

      www.emedicinehealth.com/chickenpox/article_em.htm Chickenpox, also known as varicella, is a highly contagious and self-limited infection that most commonly affects children between 5-10 years of age.
    • Chickenpox (Varicella)-Symptoms - WebMD

      www.webmd.com/vaccines/tc/chickenpox-varicella-symptoms The incubation period - the time from exposure to the chickenpox virus until you develop symptoms - is usually 14 to 16 days but can be from 10 to 21 days.