my son is 11. He had herpes on his face last year and this...

Question: 

my son is 11. He had herpes on his face last year and this year.Should him still get his second dose of Chickenpox vaccine in grade 6?

Answer: 

By herpes on the face, we assume that you mean cold sores. The virus that causes chickenpox (the varicella zoster virus) is a virus of the herpes family but is not the same virus that causes cold sores (cold sores are caused by another virus of the herpes family, the herpes simplex virus). If a child has had cold sores, it is still recommended that they get the chickenpox (varicella) vaccine.

It is not necessary for people who have had chickenpox or shingles at 1 year of age or older to get the chickenpox vaccine.

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