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Have had shingles. Chances of recurrence?

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I have shingles at this time. when the problem resolves, can it return, or, am i now immune to shingles?
Posted Sat, 19 Oct 2013 in Infections
Answered by Dr. Guru 30 minutes later
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Chances of recurrence exists

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I am sorry to inform that chances of recurrence (returning) exist. Especially, if the shingles attack is more severe and has lasted longer.

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