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What is chickenpox?

Answered by Dr Claire Winstanley
14th March 2016
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Chicken pox is a mild, common illness that most children will experience growing up. The most recognisable sign of chickenpox is a visible rash of red, itchy spots that blister and fill with fluid. Children usually catch the disease in winter and spring, especially between the months of March and May.

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