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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If a person has never had chicken pox then shingles is extremely contagious. However, they do not get shingles, they get a case of the chicken pox! It is during the rash or blister
Stages 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. Third, blisters
You can't catch shingles from someone else who has shingles. Shingles occurs when the virus that causes chickenpox starts up again in your body. After you get better from chickenpox
Shingles can spread through the direct contact of any healthy person (who never
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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