2 hours ago · Chickenpox puts even healthy adults at risk for serious complications like pneumonia and meningitis, though for most, it remedies in a week to ten days. Advertisement. Nov 07, · Are there any complications? Adults are more likely than children to have complications from chickenpox. The spots do not usually scar unless they are badly scratched. In some cases, some spots become infected with germs (bacteria). If this Author: Dr Mary Harding.
Jan 20, · Chickenpox is a common illness caused by the varicella- zoster virus. Symptoms of chickenpox include fever and itchy spots or blisters all over Author: Florence Byrd. Jan 09, · Chickenpox Symptoms in Adults When adults get chickenpox, it tends to cause symptoms in the same way as when the disease affects children — up to a point. This means that in the beginning, a fever.
Dec 31, · The average incubation period for varicella is 14 to 16 days after exposure to a varicella or a herpes zoster rash, with a range of 10 to 21 days. A mild prodrome of fever and malaise may occur 1 to 2 days before rash onset, particularly in adults. In children, the rash is often the first sign of disease. Varicella in Unvaccinated Persons. May 01, · Chickenpox symptoms in adults typically resemble those in children, but they can become more severe. The disease progresses through symptoms that start one to three weeks after exposure to the Author: Scott Frothingham.
Dec 31, · The rash first appears on the chest, back, and face, and then spreads over the entire body, causing between and itchy blisters. Chickenpox can be serious, especially in babies, adolescents, adults, pregnant women, and people with a weakened immune system. The best way to prevent chickenpox is to get the chickenpox vaccine.