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Not sure if got the first it dangerous to receive the chicken pox booster and what effects?

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suzanne66 22 Jul 2010

Varicella (Chickenpox) Virus Vaccine is a vaccine. It works by stimulating the body to produce antibodies against the virus that causes chickenpox. This helps to provide long-term protection against chickenpox.
The usual adult dose for chicken pox prevention is two doses 4 to 8 weeks apart.
An extra dose is not recommended however it is unlikely to be dangerous.
You may experience fever and flu-like symptoms and pain at the injection site. Acetominophen will help these symptoms.
Talk to your doctor if you are concerned. free discount card

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