Shingles is a contagious condition related to chickenpox that usually occurs in
older adults. See what causes it and how you can avoid getting or spreading it.
Sep 17, 2014 ... However, the virus that causes shingles, the varicella zoster virus, ... Once the
rash has developed crusts, the person is no longer contagious.
Once the rash has developed crusts, the person is no longer contagious. ... The
virus that causes shingles, VZV, can be spread from a person with active ...
Feb 17, 2015 ... Whilst contagious, it is probably best that sufferers avoid colleagues and ... Direct
contact with shingles can give chickenpox to someone who ...
Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is an infection of a nerve and the skin
around ... If you have shingles, you're contagious until the last blister has dried
However, the virus that causes chickenpox and shingles can be spread from a ...
Once the rash has developed crusts, the person is no longer contagious.
Jan 29, 2013 ... She's 83, and the infection, which is more common among young children ... How
long is a person contagious with the chicken pox or shingles?
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.
Shingles is an infection of a nerve area caused by the varicella-zoster virus. ...
The shingles rash is contagious (for someone else to catch chickenpox) until all ...
Feb 24, 2015 ... You cannot give shingles to someone else, and you cannot catch ... The herpes
varicella-zoster virus that causes chickenpox retreats to nerves ...