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Were you looking for information about Chickenpox? Chickenpocks is a common misspelling of chickenpox.
Chickenpox is an infectious disease that results in blister-like rashes, itching, fever, and tiredness. Early symptoms may include one to two days of low-grade fever and tiredness. However, these early indications do not always occur before the rash develops.
The chickenpox rash first begins to appear on the trunk, face, and scalp -- and can eventually spread over the entire body. This rash can appear in three or more successive waves. The disease is caused by the varicella-zoster virus. In most cases, it can be treated at home through close monitoring of the symptoms.
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