Herpes Zoster is contagious.
Feb 17, 2015 ... From this description you can see that it is not possible to catch shingles. In
theory it is possible for someone to catch chickenpox through direct ...
Shingles is a contagious condition related to chickenpox that usually occurs in
older adults. See what causes it and how you can avoid getting or spreading it.
Here's what you need to know to help prevent or treat the disease. ... Other
symptoms of shingles can include fever, headache, chills, and upset stomach.
You can't catch shingles from someone else who has shingles. But there is a
small chance that a person with a shingles rash can spread the virus to another ...
Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) is a common complication of shingles that lasts for
at least 30 days and may continue for months or years. You can reduce your ...
Exposure to shingles will not cause you to get shingles. But if you have not had
chickenpox and have not gotten the chickenpox vaccine, you can get chickenpox
Aug 21, 2014 ... Most people only get shingles once. But you can get it again. Be prepared by
taking steps to prevent it, or ease it if it does come back.
Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is an infection of a nerve and the skin
around it. ... However, you can catch chickenpox from someone with shingles if
Sep 17, 2014 ... A person with active shingles can spread the virus when the rash is in the blister-
phase. A person is not ... If you have shingles. Keep the rash ...