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child... do i have life...
If i have already caught chickenpox once when i was a child... do i have life long immunity ??
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You have a lifelong immunity if you had it in childhood with a caveat that you can get chicken pox again if you become immunocompromised.

Therefore people who work in settings where chances of getting infected are higher like in a hospital may require to be tested for immunity against chicken pox and may need to be immunised if immunity is not up to the mark.

Most people do not require testing or immunisation.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
my wife recently get chickenpox.... will i have chance to get it again ??

You are unlikely to get it again.

Most people do not get it once they have had it.

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