Chickenpox Articles A-Z
Chickenpox Medication - Chickenpox Twice
This page contains links to eMedTV Chickenpox Articles containing information on subjects from Chickenpox Medication to Chickenpox Twice. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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- Chickenpox Medication
Varicella zoster immune globulin (VZIG) and acyclovir are different types of chickenpox medication. This eMedTV page offers an overview of three chickenpox medications and explains who should and shouldn't take them.
- Chickenpox Prevention
Getting the varicella vaccine is the most effective method of preventing chickenpox. This eMedTV article offers a detailed explanation of this preventive measure and discusses who should and shouldn't get the vaccine.
- Chickenpox Transmission
The most common type of chickenpox transmission occurs through direct contact with an infected individual. This eMedTV segment takes a look at different chickenpox transmission methods, including through sneezing and coughing.
- Chickenpox Twice
Although rare, it is possible for someone to be infected with chickenpox twice. This section from the eMedTV site talks about this possibility. This page also explains how people who are immunocompromised are more likely to get chickenpox twice.