Are any risks associated with chicken pox and taking corticosteroids?

Evidence published by the American College of Allergy and Immunology concludes that children taking corticosteroids, by mouth or injection, are at greater risk of developing complications from chicken pox. Interestingly, this is does not hold true for children using inhaled corticosteroids.

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