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I do not know why my younger children have not had the Chicken Pox yet. The older children had it before the vaccination came out. Now the younger children do not seem to be getting it. We have been to 1 pox party. Everyone else's children seem to have gotten it. Could they be immune on their own? I am worried someone gave them the vaccination behind my back. I caught the doctor's office trying to do that once and I stopped them. What happened was I was still doing the other vaccinations back then and told them specifically no to the Chicken Pox vaccination, but the nurse came in with it anyway and I saw the word Varicella on it and stopped her. She slammed the shot down and didn't give it to that child. But now I wonder if she did it at some point without my permission.
 

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Assuming they didn't get the shot without you knowing, I doubt they are immune.<br><br>
My older brothers all had chicken pox when my mom was pregnant with me. I was exposed numerous times as a child, including one time when I was playing with my friend and the next day, she and like 3 or 4 of her siblings broke out.<br><br>
I still have never had it and have no immunity (they tested for immunity when I was pregnant). My children haven't had it either, although they all have had one varicella vaccine. But I know a few kids who've had it even though they were vaccinated. I don't know, maybe I'll get it if my kids ever do?
 

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My grandchildren have been exposed on purpose 3 times. Very consciously. They have not gotten cp even though everyone else got it.<br><br>
Their father never had cp and when tested showed immunity.<br><br>
So, I do believe that many kids build immunity to cp without symptoms.<br><br>
Same holds true for rubella and probably several other infections.<br><br><br>
There are some kids/people who never get sick. Do they have immunity to everything they come in contact with? I believe so.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">I still have never had it and have no immunity (they tested for immunity when I was pregnant). My children haven't had it either, although they all have had one varicella vaccine. But I know a few kids who've had it even though they were vaccinated. I don't know, maybe I'll get it if my kids ever do?</div>
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There is no 100% reliable test for immunity.<br><br>
And they don't know enough about our immune system to determine who is immune and who is not.<br><br>
Immunology is a research field only.
 

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I never had it and have titers reflecting that I *should* be immune. I was exposed a number of times and apparently never had symptoms. It is possible to have a subclinical case and be immune
 

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when i was 11, both my younger brothers got it. i purposely would rub my arms on them and get close to them because i wanted to stay home sick from school. i never got it. who knows, and i dont trust those tests for immunity are totally accurate.
 

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I was exposed multiple times throughout my childhood. Eventually, my mom and ped assumed I was immune and must have contracted a mild case back when I had severe eczema (so it went unnoticed).<br><br>
Well, my brother caught it when he was 11. <a href="http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=1171348&l=8f37d&id=749748691" target="_blank">I was 16</a>. I'm glad I *did* get it, though.
 
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