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Q: What are chances of getting encephalitis with chickenpox?
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What can cause Secondary encephalitis?

Secondary encephalitis may occur with measles, chickenpox, mumps, rubella, and EBV


Why don't you vaccinate against chickenpox?

People do get vaccinations for chickenpox. In some countries, vaccination for chickenpox in routine; in others, it is used only for those at high risk of transmission of complication..Some reasons that people do not get vaccinated:Chickenpox vaccine is 85% effective, although it does reduce the severity of chickenpox even if infection occurs.Some believe getting chickenpox at an earlier stage in life is far better than getting a vaccine because when you are young, chickenpox is usually harmless.Vaccination against chickenpox is expensive and it is usually not a life threatning disesase when you are young.Some believe there's more chances of getting chickenpox when you are older if you get vaccinated.


How likely are you to get chickenpox from someone with shingles if you have not had chickenpox?

You could get chicken pox if you have never had it before. However, while your chances of getting chicken pox from someone with shingles is in the realm of possibility, you will rarely come across someone with shingles, since they are mostly home with the illness.


Can you get the chickenpox twice after getting the live virus vaccine?

It's possible, but not likely, to get chickenpox twice after getting chickenpox vaccine. Talk with your health care provider to find out how certain was the diagnosis.


Can chickenpox vaccine cause shingles?

Chickenpox vaccine does not cause shingles directly, but the virus, like naturally-caught virus, stays in the spinal cord and may be reactivated later to cause herpes. The chances are lower with chickenpox vaccine than with chickenpox disease.


Can you get chickenpox vaccine if you already had chickenpox?

Yes, you can give chickenpox vaccine in the same area as other vaccines.


What happens if you get the chickenpox at a very old age?

Getting chickenpox as an adult has a higher risk of complications and death.


Can you get pregnant while having chickenpox preventive medicine?

The chickenpox preventive medicine will not prevent you from getting pregnant.


What are the advantages of chickenpox vaccine?

Chickenpox vaccine provides protection against the chickenpox virus, which can cause both chickenpox and shingles. Getting the vaccine reduces the risk of serious complications, which can occur in pregnant women with chickenpox as well as immunocompromised patients.its a practice for your body


Can you get sick from chickenpox?

The highly contagious airborne disease chickenpox usually starts with a skin rash on the body and head, which becomes itchy, raw pockmarks, that usually heal without scarring. See the related Wikipedia link listed below for more information Chickenpox can also cause myalgia (muscle pain), itching, nausea, fever, headache, sore throat, pain in both ears.


What are some illnesses with similar symptoms to Impetigo?

Shingles is a viral disease related to chickenpox. It results from reactivation of the lifelong infection with the chickenpox virus. Chickenpox can cause myocarditis as a complication. There can be secondary bacterial infection of the skin. Rarely there can be viral encephalitis.


If you had chickenpox at age 7 What might prevent you from getting chickenpox a year later?

You cannot get chickenpox twice. Your body adapts to the virus and you no longer break out. You can, however, get shingles later in life from the chickenpox virus still in your body.