Can You Get Chicken Pox from Shingles?

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Shingles is a skin rash caused by the varicella zoster virus that causes chickenpox. You cannot get shingles from a person with chickenpox. Shingles is contagious though it is less contagious than chickenpox. This is because it does not spread through the air.
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The varicella-zoster virus (VZV) causes chicken pox upon initial infection and then shingles later in life. VZV is part of the herpes virus family and is in the same viral subfamily
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Chickenpox is a common illness among kids. An itchy rash of spots that look like
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Chicken pox and shingles are clinical diagnoses, which means there are usually no tests performed. If the person appears very ill or if the diagnosis is not obvious, some blood tests
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Chicken pox is a form of herpes. This virus causes itchy blisters all over the body. These blisters stay for a period of 10 to 15 days and eventually dry up and turn into soars.
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