Chicken pox is virus that is also known as varicella. Our children receive this vaccine at one and five years. If your child has received this vaccine then their risk of contracting this virus has been greatly reduced! Chicken pox is a virus that causes small red bumps, blisters, sores and fever. The most important thing to remember when treating your sick child is to maintain hydration! Dr. Magryta has provided us with an awesome rehydration guide that you can find here. You can also treat your child with ibuprofen. As always, our office is only a phone call away and we available for any of your needs or concerns.

 

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