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Signs of Chickenpox

Symptoms of Chickenpox

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Chickenpox may include:

Note that Chickenpox symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Chickenpox signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Chickenpox:

Facts About Chickenpox (Varicella): CDC-OC (Excerpt)

Chickenpox has a characteristic itchy rash, which then forms blisters that dry and become scabs in 4-5 days. The rash may be the first sign of illness, sometimes coupled with fever and general malaise which is usually more severe in adults. An infected person may have anywhere from only a few lesions to more than 500 lesions on their body during an attack (average 300-400). (Source: excerpt from Facts About Chickenpox (Varicella): CDC-OC)

Shots for Safety -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA (Excerpt)

Early symptoms include aching, tiredness, fever, and sore throat. Then, an itchy, blister-like rash appears. (Source: excerpt from Shots for Safety -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

More Symptoms of Chickenpox:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Chickenpox article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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What are the signs of Chickenpox?

The phrase "signs of Chickenpox" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Chickenpox that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Chickenpox" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Chickenpox.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Chickenpox. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Chickenpox has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Chickenpox signs or Chickenpox symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Chickenpox may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Chickenpox symptoms.


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