Tag Archives: varicella

Got an itch? Your doctor should be asking some of the following questions. . .

If you are itching, there is more to the story.  There are other parts to the history and physical to investigate. Any new cosmetics or creams? They can cause allergic contact dermatitis, hives or even sensitivity to the sun. New … Continue reading

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Do you need the chicken pox vaccine?

Chicken pox is a hot topic.  What once was a rite of passage has become a much maligned and feared rash.  Should you be vaccinated?  Are you already immune?  Here’s more info. . . Varicella zoster (the chicken pox virus) is … Continue reading

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