Shingles Contagious Period?


If a person with shingles comes into direct contact with a healthy person, the healthy person may develop chicken pox but not shingles itself. Please seek medical advice.
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Woman touching neck. There are three main stages of shingles. First, pain is felt in a localized area of the head, back or side. Second, a rash, blisters and flu-like symptoms occur
Shingles is only contagious before the blisters and sores dry. Once they're scabbed over, the virus is not contagious. Remember that shingles can only be spread by direct contact
Shingles can spread through the direct contact of any healthy person (who never
Shingles can sometimes be contagious, but other times, they may not be so. Shingles are more likely than not caused by the same virus that gives other diseases, like chickenpox. In
2 Additional Answers Answer for: are shingles contagious
Herpes Zoster is contagious.
Herpes zoster - aka 'Shingles' - can be contagious through direct contact in an individual who has not had chickenpox, and therefore has no immunity.
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