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#1 of 3 Old 11-29-2012, 09:33 PM - Thread Starter
 
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My children had their first chicken pox vaccination about one year ago (they are elementary age).  They have not had any sort of booster.

 

A good friend of mine called today telling me her child came home with CP.  Should I give my children a natural "booster" by taking them over and exposing them?  Am I risking them getting CP, or if they got sick would it be Shingles at this point?  Thoughts, ideas, advice please!

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yes, it could possibly turn out to be a shingles infection rather than chicken pox that your kids get... i wouldn't do it...did your friend's child get the pox from the vax or another child who had wild pox?  

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Wild pox - her little boy is completely vaccine free.

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