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Posted by: buzz | 2002/12/05

chickenpox

Hi,
Is it possible to contract chicken pox a second time as an adult after you may have had it as a child?

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Buzz, it’s not common, but it is possible especially if your immunity is defective for some reason. The same virus that causes chickenpox can also cause shingles in older people. Good luck.

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