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www.healthline.com/health/shingles-contagious

Aug 3, 2017 ... Shingles is a contagious condition related to chickenpox. It occurs mostly in older adults. Learn the causes and how you can avoid getting or ...

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

Oct 17, 2017 ... 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.

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.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/shingles

It's not known exactly why the shingles virus is reactivated at a later ... If you have shingles, you're contagious until the last blister has ...

www.medicinenet.com/is_shingles_contagious/article.htm

Shingles is a contagious viral infection that causes symptoms and signs such as skin tingling, numbness, and burning, as well as a painful, blistering red rash.

www.emedicinehealth.com/shingles/page9_em.htm

What Are Possible Shingles Complications? ... Is Shingles Contagious? ... The disease can lead to blindness and should be considered a medical emergency.

medlineplus.gov/magazine/issues/winter10/articles/winter10pg16-17.html

Shingles is a painful skin rash caused by the varicella zoster virus (VZV). VZV is the ... Once the rash has developed crusts, the person is no longer contagious.

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/shingles/symptoms-causes/syc-20353054

Aug 26, 2017 ... Shingles is caused by the varicella-zoster virus — the same virus that causes ... Until your shingles blisters scab over, you are contagious and ...

www.nhs.uk/conditions/shingles

The blisters of shingles contain live virus. ... If you have shingles, you're contagious until the last blister has dried and ...