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 ...
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 are on a part of ...
Apr 8, 2015 ... Shingles is a contagious viral infection that causes symptoms and signs such as
skin tingling, numbness, and burning, as well as a painful, ...
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.
The virus is not spread through sneezing, coughing or casual contact. A person
with shingles can spread the disease when the rash is in the blister-phase.
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 ...
The shingles rash is contagious (for someone else to catch chickenpox) until all
the blisters (vesicles) have scabbed and are dry. Also, if the blisters are covered ...
Feb 17, 2015 ... Whilst contagious, it is probably best that sufferers avoid colleagues and ... Direct
contact with shingles can give chickenpox to someone who ...
If you have the shingles rash, do not share towels or flannels, go swimming, or
play contact sports. This will help prevent the virus being passed on to someone