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.
Q&A Related to "Shingles Contagious Period?"
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
The medical term for the condition "shingles" is herpes-zoster and it's caused by the varicella-zoster virus, or VZV. VZV is a member of the herpesvirus family and is responsible
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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