Did you ever have pox?

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Affected by Smallpox

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  3. Yes, twice..

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  1. lookout
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    Smallpox is an infectious disease unique to humans, caused by either of two virus variants named Variola major and Variola minor.
    Chickenpox is a highly contagious illness caused by primary infection with varicella zoster virus
     
  2. Jax

    Jax Pip Pip Cheerioink!

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    You can catch chickenpox more than once?
     
  3. Urza

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shingles

    "Once an episode of chickenpox has resolved, the virus is not eliminated from the body but can go on to cause shingles—an illness with very different symptoms—often many years after the initial infection."
     
  4. lookout
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    If your immunity still weak.. Yes...
     
  5. Giga_Gaia

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    No, it's one time only, obviously, this poll is weird.
     
  6. Urza

    Urza hi

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    Both incorrect.

    You shouldn't make comments about things you don't understand.
     
  7. lookout
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    I know someone has chickenpox twice which is very rare...

    Have Chickenpox twice?
    The immunity that follows infection with chickenpox is lifelong. Second attacks of chickenpox are rare, although sub-clinical (no symptoms) or very mild re-infections can occur, particularly in patients whose immune systems have been compromised in some way.
     
  8. layzieyez

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    I got the plague.
     
  9. eclipsevader123

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    in your room +D
    dur it's not a one shot deal.
     
  10. Lelouch

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    man I can't remember whether I had them once or twice. I remember when I got them, I got to stay home from school and play Doom on my computer hah xD

    they suck though
     
  11. FAST6191

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    Given smallpox is supposed to be eradicated all bar some labs with samples I doubt we will find anyone who had it.

    You left out cowpox though:
    http://www.zephyrus.co.uk/cowpox.html

    Myself, never had chickenpox (to both my knowledge and the knowledge of my parents) despite siblings and relatives having severe cases recently and in the past. Hopefully I will not as being slightly older now I know it will take me out of the running for a while.
     
  12. Kbs

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    I've never had smallpox...

    I did have chickenpox once though, when I was 12 years old. And a week before I got the shot that makes sure you don't get them but I still got the chickenpox -.-
     
  13. javad

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    got once when i was 5 years old, i was very itchy
     
  14. coolbho3000

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    Smallpox is extinct in the wild. [​IMG]
     
  15. tyuno123

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    I haven't had my chicken pox yet
     
  16. double_vision

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    theres no spot to put chicken pox for 4 time [​IMG]
    lol something is wrong with me when ive had chicken pox 4 times...