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How do you catch shingles? - NetDoctor

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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 ...

How Contagious Is Shingles? - Healthline

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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.

Protecting Yourself From Shingles | NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine

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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 (Herpes Zoster) Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and ...

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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 ...

Risk Factors for Shingles: How You Catch Shingles - WebMD

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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 ...

Shingles-Cause - WebMD

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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  ...

Recurrent Shingles, Vaccine,Pprevention, Treatment - WebMD

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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 - NHS Choices

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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 you ...

Shingles | Transmission - How Spreads | Herpes Zoster | CDC

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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 ...