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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 ... For most of that time, the virus stays in an inactive state. But if the ...

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/312051.php

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

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

www.medicinenet.com/is_shingles_contagious/article.htm

Shingles is a contagious viral infection that causes symptoms and signs such as ... Learn more about the stages of shingles, how long shingles is contagious, ...

www.emedicinehealth.com/shingles/page9_em.htm

What Are Possible Shingles Complications? ... Is Shingles Contagious? ... In addition, shingles at any time during pregnancy may require special treatments; the ...

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

Shingles is a painful skin rash caused by the varicella zoster virus (VZV). ... 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.

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.

www.netdoctor.co.uk/ask-the-expert/infections/a5461/ive-got-shingles-8211-am-i-infectious

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