An adult who hasn't had chickenpox should talk with his or her health care provider about getting chickenpox vaccine.
Current recommendations are for two doses of chickenpox vaccine, regardless of the history of chickenpox or shingles.
Otherwise the kids will get chickenpox.
There have been few deaths occurring shortly after chickenpox vaccine and reported to the CDC's vaccine complication reporting service. The deaths found to be associated with chickenpox vaccine are typically in patients who were immunocompromised and should not have received the vaccine.
Chickenpox vaccine is not intramuscular. It is a subcutaneous vaccine.
No, there is no reason to get chickenpox vaccine if you've had shingles. You should talk with your health care provider about shingles vaccine.
Chickenpox vaccine given within five days of exposure can reduce the severity of disease. After that, there is no benefit to getting chickenpox vaccine if you're already infected.
No, an adult should get shingles vaccine if they have previously had chickenpox and would like to lower the risk of shingles.
Yes, you can get shingles vaccine if you had chickenpox.
Chickenpox vaccine was invented in Japan.
You should get it, when you find it easily affordable.
You are not likely to get chickenpox from someone if you had the vaccine. You can get shingles if you had chickenpox vaccine, but you don't catch shingles from someone. Shingles is caused by reactivation of chickenpox virus that is hidden in your own body after having chickenpox or getting the vaccine.
No, there is no need for chickenpox vaccine if you've had shingles. You should talk with your health care provider about the need for shingles vaccine instead.
Chickenpox vaccine prevents, but does not cure, chickenpox. However, chickenpox vaccine can be giving within five days of exposure to reduce the risk of developing the disease.
No, you can only be immune to chickenpox from having the disease or the vaccine.
Chickenpox vaccine is useful. It reduces the risk of chickenpox, of complications, hospitalizations, and deaths from chickenpox, and of shingles.
Chickenpox vaccine was invented in 1974.
There are both treatments and vaccine available for chickenpox.
Shingles vaccine and chickenpox vaccine have the same content, but the dose is higher in the shingles vaccine.
Post-vaccine chickenpox, while mild, can be contagious to contact who haven't previously had chickenpox or the vaccine.
A person with a history of chickenpox or history of chickenpox vaccine will typically have a positive antibody test for chickenpox.
It is not dangerous for an adult to get chickenpox vaccine. It can be dangerous, in contrast, for an adult to get chickenpox.
There is no vaccine to cure chickenpox. Chickenpox vaccine is used to prevent chickenpox, and can be used up to five days after exposure to the illness. Some severely infected patients might get IVIG to help cure chickenpox, but this is not considered a vaccine.
The manufacturer of the vaccine say that you can get the shingles as this is a live virus that has been attenuated (made "weaker"). You should not get the chickenpox from it.Another answer:The manufacturer doesn't know if this will prevent shingles. They said that it will take several generations to know. If you get the chickenpox vaccine as a child, you should get the shingles vaccine as well later on to be sure.
A single chickenpox vaccine provide 80-85% prevention of chickenpox. The booster increases the effectiveness of chickenpox vaccination.