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I am pregnant ans havent had chicken pox, if I get my toddler

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I am pregnant ans havent had chicken pox, if I get my toddler vacinated can I catch it from
him, does it make him contageous for a time?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Paediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Y. Vasavada replied 3 years ago.
Dr. Yogindra Vasavada :

Hello, No this vaccine does not make a child pass any infection of clinical chickenpox.

Dr. Yogindra Vasavada :

Altered live vaccine only produces antibodies and there are no skin lesions.

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