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Does chicken pox infect someone twice? If someone was infected in his childhood will it affect him again?
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Dr. J.Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas
17 yrs. of exp | Chennai | Neurosurgeon

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Usually it is not affect twice But If the individual is immunocompromised, there may be a second attack
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Bhaskar R
3 yrs. of exp | Bangalore | Family Physician
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No, it doesn't. The virus could get activated later in life to cause Herpes zoster.
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Dr. Arun George
3 yrs. of exp | Bangalore | Consultant Physician
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No it does not infect someone in almost 99% cases for the second time. The first infection make the individual immune to the virus infection
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