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.
Jul 22, 2016 ... Shingles is a contagious viral infection that causes symptoms and signs such as
skin tingling, numbness, and burning, as well as a painful, ...
Shingles is a painful skin rash caused by the varicella zoster virus (VZV). ... A
person with shingles can spread the disease through direct contact with the rash
Apr 15, 2016 ... Other possible complications include a bacterial skin infection, spread of infection
to internal organs of the body, or eye damage. Scarring is ...
Jan 29, 2013 ... 5 Things You Should Know About Chicken Pox and Shingles ... Shingles is less
contagious than chicken pox and cannot be passed from ...
Jun 17, 2014 ... The shingles virus is highly contagious and easily transmitted. Chances are you
already have the shingles virus and don't even know it.
But the virus that causes chickenpox and shingles is not the same virus
responsible for cold sores or genital herpes, a sexually transmitted infection.
Feb 17, 2015 ... Whilst contagious, it is probably best that sufferers avoid colleagues and ... Direct
contact with shingles can give chickenpox to someone who ...
Aug 3, 2016 ... This article looks at how shingles is transmitted, along with the risk factors
involved with the condition and steps that can be taken to prevent it.
Aug 15, 2016 ... Shingles cannot be passed from one individual to another. However, the varicella
-zoster virus can be spread from a person with shingles at the ...