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Precautions to avoid having chicken pox - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   I have twin sisters
Doctor :   k
User :   one of them got chicken pox...
User :   The other one is normal but they are living together
Doctor :   chicken pox if highly contagious
Doctor :   k
User :   Any precautions to be taken to avoid that
Doctor :   how old r ur sisters
User :   Eg; vacination or injection
User :   25 years old
Doctor :   ya varicella vaccine can be prevent
Doctor :   but once the get the infection only supportive treatment can be given
Doctor :   Chickenpox is a highly contagious disease that spreads from person to person by direct contac
Doctor :   t
Doctor :   or through the air from an infected person's coughing or sneezing
User :   So once we take Varicella Vacine, are we safe???
Doctor :   yep
User :   Thank You, Doctor!!!
User :   May i have your name please...
Doctor :   Dr.
Doctor :   There is a friend referral contest going on. You can win prizes daily and weekly if the number of your referrals is the highest. There will be a form coming up on your screen now.
There is a button to import contacts from your Gmail, Yahoo, AOL ID's. Please refer your friends to this service with a click of the button instead of entering the email ids manually.
User :   ok

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