Chickenpox is a contagious disease that develops when an individual contracts the varicella-zoster virus. The first symptoms appear approximately two weeks after infection and include fever, headaches, cough and an itchy... More »

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The early symptoms of chickenpox are fever, headache, cough, sore throat and decreased appetite, according to WebMD. The fever is usually within the 101- to 102-degree Fahrenheit range, adds KidsHealth.. The red, itchy r... More »

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Scars left by chicken pox can be treated with a number of dermatological procedures, which include the punch-excision procedures, dermaroller treatments and fractional CO2 laser skin resurfacing. The type of treatments f... More »

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Chickenpox is highly contagious and is spread by direct or indirect contact with an infected person, according to MedicineNet.com. Airborne particles and exhaled air from someone who is infected, contact with chickenpox ... More »

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Treatments for itching from a chicken pox rash include applying calamine lotion to the spots, antihistamine medications, and cool baths with baking soda and uncooked or colloidal oatmeal, according to Mayo Clinic. Colloi... More »

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The early symptoms of chickenpox are fever, headache, cough, sore throat and decreased appetite, according to WebMD. The fever is usually within the 101- to 102-degree Fahrenheit range, adds KidsHealth.. The red, itchy r... More »

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The Minnesota Department of Health states the chickenpox virus spreads by direct contact or through the air, with onset of the illness within two to three weeks of exposure and the subject contagious from one to two days... More »