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Shingles

Also called: Herpes Zoster

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Don't know
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No...just the one type of vaccine.
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Yes, it is safe, assuming that she does not currently have an outbreak. Even if she does, as long as it is covered by clothing (like on her chest)...
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I am a 55 yo woman who has been plagued by shingle outbreaks since my childhood chicken-pox outbreak.Same virus, herpes Zoster, as you probably know...
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Unfortunately, yes. Shingles is caused by the herpes virus...the same virus that causes fever blisters/cold sores, chicken pox, and herpes stomatitis...
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They are contagious for up too 2-4 weeks or until scabs form over the top of the rash area.
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Hi This is from Matthew Hoffman MD here on WebMD. hope its the answer your looking for.It’s uncommon (though not unheard of) for shingles to affect...
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Hi just google this, anti shingle vitamins, lots to read, lots you could take.Also go have a look on www.earthclinic.com under shingles, lots of...
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Hi, Unfortunately, some people can get scarring” after shingles goes away. You want to avoid sunlight because the sunlight can change the colour of...
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