Chickenpox

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What is chickenpox?

Chickenpox is caused by the varicella virus and its symptoms manifest as a multitude of itchy, fluid-filled blisters on the body. It is usually a childhood disease.

Common symptoms reported by people with chickenpox

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for chickenpox

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Got a question about living with chickenpox? Members in the forum might have the answers.

Compare treatments taken by people with chickenpox

Let’s build this page together! When you share what it’s like to have chickenpox through your profile, those stories and data appear here too.

Got a question about living with chickenpox? Members in the forum might have the answers.

Who has chickenpox on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 8 say chickenpox is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 4
40s 9
50s 5
60s 6
70+ 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 11
Female 19

These charts show data from chickenpox patients who have completed their condition history
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