Jan 20, · Chickenpox is usually mild and runs its course in five to 10 days, but it can cause more serious problems when teens and adults get it. People with weakened immune systems are especially Author: Florence Byrd. Adults are more likely to develop complications of chickenpox than children. People who smoke, have severe lung or cardiovascular disease, or have a chronic skin disorder, are particularly at risk from complicated chickenpox .
Varicella pneumonia is the leading cause of varicella-related illness and death in adults. The disease develops when the virus travels to the lungs via the bloodstream, where it causes infection. Approximately one in every adults who come down with chickenpox . Jan 25, · The adults were reexposed to varicella at the age of 38 years, on average. Overall, 4, adults developed herpes zoster during the baseline period and 5, during the high-risk period.
Oct 17, · Similar to children, chickenpox in adults usually starts around 10 to 21 days after being exposed to the virus. 'New spots usually appear for around 7 days, and will usually scab over after 10 Author: Dr Juliet Mcgrattan (Mbchb). Nov 07, · Chickenpox causes spots (a rash) and can make you feel unwell. Symptoms tend to be worse in adults than in children. Full recovery is usual, though serious complications can occur, particularly in bizar.xyz: Dr Mary Harding.