Yes, if you don't remember having chickenpox you can find out through a blood test. Although you can still get the vaccine even if you have had chickenpox, you might want to make sure beforehand to save the time and money. It is estimated that more than 99 percent of people aged 40 and older have had chickenpox, even if they can't remember being sick with chickenpox.
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- Q How should I clean my child's skin if she has chickenpox?
- Q What should I know about taking care of a child with chickenpox?
- Q How is chickenpox related to shingles?
- Q Will my unborn baby be immune to chickenpox if I already had it?
- Q How long should I keep my child out of school with the chickenpox?
- Q Where on the body does the chickenpox rash spread?