Sep 17, 2014 ... Shingles cannot be passed from one person to another. However, the virus that
causes shingles, the varicella zoster virus, can be spread from ...
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 ...
But the virus that causes chickenpox and shingles is not the same virus
responsible for cold sores or genital herpes, a sexually transmitted infection.
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.
Aug 3, 2016 ... Many people with shingles wonder if they are contagious. While the varicella
zoster virus can be spread to those who have not had chickenpox, ...
Feb 17, 2015 ... Whilst contagious, it is probably best that sufferers avoid colleagues and ... Direct
contact with shingles can give chickenpox to someone who ...
However, the virus that causes chickenpox and shingles can be spread from a
person with active shingles to a person who has never had chickenpox or been ...
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 ...