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Of the many childhood diseases you may have incurred, chickenpox may be the most widely recognized. The itchy, blistering bumps would leave you continuously wanting to scratch, but after an outbreak, there was no concern for recurrence. Unfortunately, the chickenpox virus, varicella-zoster (VZV), never actually leaves your body, and can rear its ugly head in the form of a more painful disease called shingles later in life. In fact, about one in three people in the U.S. will develop shingles in their lifetime.