Jun 24, 2024, 04:14 PM IST

Signs and symptoms of chicken pox

Deepika Shakya

Here are signs and symptoms of chicken pox

Chicken pox is an itchy rash that begins as red spots and progresses to fluid-filled blisters


 A mild to high fever often accompanies the rash


General feelings of tiredness and lack of energy are common in those infected with chicken pox.

Fatigue and Weakness

 Many people with chicken pox experience a decreased appetite.

Loss of Appetite

Mild to moderate headaches can occur, often preceding the rash.


Muscle aches and overall discomfort are typical symptoms that can occur alongside the rash.

Body Aches

The rash is usually very itchy, which can lead to scratching and potential secondary infections if the skin is broken.