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Was vacinnated for Shingles about 8 years ago. Was diagnosed with Shingles two weeks ago. Could I get Shingles again?

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Yes. Once you have Shingles (herpes zoster) it is possible to have a reoccurrence again. The virus never really leaves your body, but goes dormant due to your immune system. The herpes virus can reactivate again for a variety of reasons, unfortunately.

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