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Were you looking for information about Chickenpox? Chikenpox is a common misspelling of chickenpox.
 
Chickenpox is an infectious disease that results in blister-like rashes, itching, tiredness, and fever. It is caused by the varicella-zoster virus. The virus is transmitted through direct contact with a person who is infected with it or through the air from an infected person's coughing or sneezing.
 
In most cases, the condition can be treated at home through close monitoring of the symptoms. However, you may need to visit a healthcare provider if more serious symptoms occur. A few of these more serious symptoms include vomiting, diarrhea, headache, and dehydration.
 
(Click Chickenpox for the full eMedTV article on this topic. This article provides more detail about chickenpox symptoms, treatment options, and potential complications -- as well as how long the disease's incubation period is. You can also click on any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)
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