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Feb 23, 2017 ... Many people with shingles wonder if they are contagious. ... During the time before blisters appear and after crusting, there is no risk of viral ...

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Jul 22, 2016 ... Shingles is a contagious viral infection that causes symptoms and ... Learn more about the stages of shingles, how long shingles is contagious, ...

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May 11, 2016 ... Shingles is a contagious condition related to chickenpox that usually occurs in older adults. ... For most of that time, it will be in an inactive state.

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Sep 17, 2014 ... However, the virus that causes shingles, the varicella zoster virus, can ... A person with active shingles can spread the virus when the rash is in the blister- phase. ... Shingles is less contagious than chickenpox and the risk of a ...

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Apr 15, 2016 ... What Are Possible Shingles Complications? ... Is Shingles Contagious? ... In addition, shingles at any time during pregnancy may require ...

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Apr 6, 2017 ... You may have sharp stabbing pains from time to time, and the ... If you have shingles, you're contagious until the last blister has dried and ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/shingles/basics/causes/con-20019574

Shingles is caused by the varicella-zoster virus — the same virus that causes ... Until your shingles blisters scab over, you are contagious and should avoid ...

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Similar to chickenpox, the time prior to healing or crusting of the blisters is the contagious stage of shingles. Once all of the blisters are crusted ...

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Feb 17, 2015 ... Whilst contagious, it is probably best that sufferers avoid colleagues and ... Direct contact with shingles can give chickenpox to someone who ...