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May 11, 2016 ... Shingles is a contagious condition related to chickenpox that usually occurs in older adults. See what causes it and how you can avoid getting ...

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/312051.php

Feb 23, 2017 ... Many people with shingles wonder if they are contagious. The Varicella zoster virus, which is responsible for chickenpox and shingles, can be ...

www.medicinenet.com/is_shingles_contagious/article.htm

Jul 22, 2016 ... Shingles is a contagious viral infection that causes symptoms and signs such ... how long shingles is contagious, and how shingles is transmitted.

www.cdc.gov/shingles/about/transmission.html

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

www.medicinenet.com/is_shingles_contagious/page2.htm

Jul 22, 2016 ... How long is shingles contagious? Can shingles be spread by touch or by saliva? When should people seek medical care for shingles?

www.emedicinehealth.com/shingles/page9_em.htm

Apr 15, 2016 ... What Medications Treat Shingles? Is Follow-up Needed After Treatment of Shingles? Is Shingles Contagious? How Long Does Shingles Last?

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Are there any long-term effects from shingles? Very rarely, shingles ... Once the rash has developed crusts, the person is no longer contagious. A person cannot  ...

www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/shingles/shingles-skin

Sep 13, 2016 ... The virus that brings the painful rash and aches of shingles is the same one that causes chickenpox. ... Is It Contagious? ... a physical trauma; Take long-term steroids or other medicines that can weaken your immune system.

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 ...