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Herpes Zoster is contagious.

Shingles-Topic Overview - WebMD

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 ...

Shingles-Cause - WebMD

Sep 11, 2014 ... If you are having an active outbreak of shingles, you can help prevent the spread of the virus to other people. Cover any fluid-filled blisters that ...

How Contagious Is Shingles? - Healthline

Aug 22, 2013 ... You can only get shingles if you've had chickenpox. Part 2 of 9: Who Gets It ... Healthline Medical Team. Part 6 of 9: Catching Shingles ...

Shingles | Transmission - How Spreads | Herpes Zoster | CDC

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 ...

Protecting Yourself From Shingles | NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine

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.

Shingles - Causes - NHS Choices

The blisters that develop as a result of shingles contain virus particles. If you have not had chickenpox before, you can catch it from direct contact with the fluid ...

How do you catch shingles? -

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 ...

Is shingles contagious? - Boots

Feb 24, 2015 ... You cannot give shingles to someone else, and you cannot catch shingles ... You can get shingles only if you have already had chickenpox.

5 Things You Should Know About Chicken Pox and Shingles

Jan 29, 2013 ... If you never had chicken pox as a child, can you still get the infection as ... but the symptoms can be more severe among people who catch the ...

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Q: Can you catch shingles?
A: You can't catch shingles, but a person who's never had chickenpox can get them for the first t... Read More »
Q: Can You Catch Shingles?
A: No, shingles is not a contagious disease. You can’t catch shingles from someone who has it. But, you can catch chickenpox from someone with shingles. So, if you... Read More »
Q: Can you catch shingles through kissing?
A: no u cant but u can get herpies from it and get really horny then have sex and get pregnant. Read More »
Q: Can you catch shingles from a child with chickenpox?
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Q: Can you catch shingles from chicken pox?
A: No you can't. Shingles is a reactivation of the herpes zoster virus that remains dormant in the spinal nerves following a chickenpox infection. Shingles is very... Read More »