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Feb 23, 2017 ... When a person is infected with shingles, they will first experience a ... the severity of the symptoms and shorten the duration of the illness.

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May 11, 2016 ... Shingles itself is not contagious. You can't spread the condition to another person . However, the varicella-zoster virus is contagious, and if you ...

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Jul 22, 2016 ... Shingles is a contagious viral infection that causes symptoms and signs ... of shingles, how long shingles is contagious, and how shingles is transmitted. ... root ganglia) usually after the person has had chickenpox as a child.

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Sep 17, 2014 ... A person with active shingles can spread the virus when the rash is in the ... contagious than chickenpox and the risk of a person with shingles ...

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Apr 15, 2016 ... When Should Someone Seek Medical Care for Shingles? ... Is Shingles Contagious? How Long Does Shingles Last? Is Shingles Prevention ...

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Are there any long-term effects from shingles? ... A person with shingles can spread the disease through direct contact with the rash when the rash is in the blister phase. Once the rash has developed crusts, the person is no longer contagious.

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Feb 17, 2015 ... Whilst contagious, it is probably best that sufferers avoid colleagues and adult friends ... Direct contact with shingles can give chickenpox to someone who hasn' t already ... How long will it take for me to recover from shingles?

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Jan 23, 2017 ... However, if you have an attack of shingles, you can give someone chickenpox if that person makes direct contact with the sores and has never ...

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Apr 6, 2017 ... It's uncommon for someone with shingles to be referred to hospital, but ... If you have shingles, you're contagious until the last blister has dried ...