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Symptoms of Chickenpox
by Rick Alan
Symptoms usually occur 10-21 days after contact with the chickenpox virus. Initial symptoms include:
Within 1-2 days after the initial symptoms, a rash develops. Characteristics of the rash include:
Chickenpox. American Academy of Family Physicians website. Available at: http://familydocto... . Updated May 2010. Accessed May 30, 2013.
Chickenpox (varicella). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/chickenpox/ . Updated April 25, 2013. Accessed May 30, 2013.
Last reviewed May 2013 by Michael Woods, MD
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