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Doctors' Answers to "Frequently Asked Questions" - Chicken Pox
Chicken Pox Symptoms [posted
Answer: They usually start on the head or occasionally the chest. Small pustules on a base of a red welt like lesion.
Chicken Pox [posted 8/6/98]
Answer: Not unless they transmit particulate matter from the pustules to another. Chicken Pox is incredibly infectious - easily transmitted across a room, for example. One does not have to come up with vectors, the virus is quite good enough on its own.
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