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I have got chicken pox before 3 years, can I be affected by it again recently as my friends have got chicken pox now?

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NO you are immune
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Its a once in lifetime disease and you won't get it now
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normally one is supposed to get life long immunity once you have suffered once but there is no definite gurranty on that there are recurring. althou GB h very rare.s it is better to avoid close contact with the pt in infective stage.
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It is very unlikely to have chicken pox for the srcond time
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