You know that chickenpox is itchy and that shingles is painful, but do you know what causes them or how you can prevent them? Here's everything you need to know on how to deal if you find yourself suffering from one of them.
1 of 6 What Is Chickenpox?
Chickenpox, or Varicella, is a notoriously contagious illness that causes a breakout of red spots and blisters, or pox. Problems from chickenpox may be more serious for pregnant women, newborns, or any person with immune system issues that make them more susceptible to infections.