Chickenpox (Varicella) - Symptoms
The first symptoms of chickenpox include:
- A fever of 100.4°F (38°C) to 103°F (39.4°C).
- Feeling sick, tired, and sluggish.
- Little or no appetite.
Headache and sore throat.
The first symptoms are usually mild in children, but they can be severe in teens and adults. These symptoms may continue throughout the illness.
About 1 or 2 days after the first symptoms of chickenpox appear, an itchy rash develops.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
September 09, 2014
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