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Were you looking for information about Chickenpox? Chickenpot is a common misspelling of chickenpox.
Chickenpox is an infection caused by the varicella zoster virus that is characterized by a blister-like rash over the entire body. This rash may also be accompanied by itching, a low-grade fever, and fatigue. Transmission of the virus occurs via direct contact with an infected individual or through the air from an infected person's coughing or sneezing. Home treatment for chickenpox involves relieving symptoms as the body fights the virus.
(Click Chickenpox to learn about other possible symptoms, to find out when medical attention is needed, and for information on how to prevent this illness. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on chickenpox.)
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