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    What causes chicken pox?

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Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: How to describe chicken pox
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Answered by Dr. Klarida Papaqako 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
A viral contagious infection

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Thank you for using Healthcaremagic to post your health query.

This is how I would describe it: highly contagious illness caused by primary infection with the varicella zoster virus, characterized by vesicular rash and fever.

Let me know if you need more clarifications.

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Dr. Papaqako

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