Can You Get Shingles from a Child with Chicken Pox?

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Shingles and chicken pox are diseases that are caused by the same virus.Shingles are contagious in that a child can get shingles from exposure to a person with chicken pox.
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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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Shingles is caused by the same herpes virus that causes chickenpox. It usually presents as a very painful rash that wraps around one-half of the torso; very rarely will the rash show
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Please call the school to report the absence and call the nurse. We have been asked by the state to help track cases of chicken pox and shingles by numbers.
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Chickenpox is a common illness among kids. An itchy rash of spots that look like
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