I Had Chickenpox As An Adult

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    The Dreaded Pox!

    I am 20 years old and am just getting over chickenpox. Last friday started feeling really ill and saturday and sunday got worse. Had bad headache, back ache, my ribs hurt, sore eyes, throat. It even hurt to breath. Then on Sunday started getting spots, which I thought at first...
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    26-30
    1 Response May 15, 2009

    Best Kept Secret

    I had chicken pox at 35 and was so prepared for misery after hearing all the horror stories about how awful it is to get as an adult. Well let me tell you something......it was a cake walk!! That's right!!! See, I was on my reserve weekend when I checked into sick call with it...
    Cattsuey Cattsuey
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Aug 10, 2013

    Chicken Pox

    I caught chicken pox from my children at the age of 27!  It was horrible.  My tongue was swollen.  I started to itch on the inside and outside.  I broke out in all these bumps. I had finals in school that week.  And I explained to my professors what was going on, and I sat...
    Reni44 Reni44
    41-45, F
    Apr 4, 2011

    A Pox On You!

    I heard it`s always worse when you get it as an adult, but I wouldn`t know what to compare it to. I was almost 20 when got chicken pox from one of my roommate`s little kids. It left a little round scar on my cheek. My then best friend would always bug me with comments like, `Is...
    Cinderelly Cinderelly
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jun 9, 2008

    Me Too..

    Had chicken pox 3 weeks ago..  
    emsaints emsaints
    31-35
    Jul 15, 2008
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