Sep 17, 2014 ... A person with active shingles can spread the virus when the rash is in the blister-
phase. A person is not infectious before the blisters appear.
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
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.
Transmission. 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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Oct 12, 2014 ... Shingles is contagious, learn how to prevent getting infected and transmitting it
from Expert doctors. Discover what stage it is most contagious ...