Chickenpox is a virus
Chickenpox is an airborne disease which spreads easily through coughs and sneezes from an infected person
The incubation period is usually 10 to 21 days after given the virus.
What Are the Symptoms of Chickenpox? Chickenpox appears as a very itchy rash that spreads from the torso to the neck, face, and limbs. Lasting seven to 10 days, the rash progresses from red bumps to fluid-filled blisters (vesicles) that drain and scab over.
The best way to treat chickenpox is to treat it before you have a chance of getting it, and that is by getting the vaccine via shot. After you have it the doctor can prescribe you certain ointments and topical treatments to help the infected area heal faster.