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How long is shingles contagious

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Dr. Chobufo Ditah MD

Is shingles contagious? At what point is it ok to be around people? How long should I wait to get the vaccine after rash is gone? ... View answer

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Dr. Albana Sejdini MD

How can one treat shingles when they are inwardly and are they contagious? This pain and burning, sticking , numbing, tingling sensation has been going on for several weeks it is superficial, not deep ... View answer

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Dr. Aarti Abraham MD

I have Shingles and was wondering how long I need to stay away from babies or pregnant women? ... View answer

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Dr. Erion Spaho MD

A follow up question, if you please. I have read that "shingles" is contagious. How is it spread to another person? PS - I never really developed much of a rash . Just a very mild few dots. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Erion Spaho ( Neurologist)
Dr. Monika Dede MD

what is shingles? How is it treated? How long does it usually last. It is ... View answer

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Dr. Vaddadi Suresh MD

are shingles contagious- my husband has a lot of oozing sores on his leg- I have had them once a long time ago- I have crhones disease and ibm associated with als- just wondering if I will get them ... View answer

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Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

, or the shingles virus. But, how contagious IS my friend? Can she go around other people and go to work ? Even ...A friend of mine contracted the shingles virus. She has two locations: one on... View answer

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Dr.  Praveen G MD

contagious is shingles? If so, how long is the contagious period? Cheers ... stating he had just been diagnosed as having shingles. My daughter does not want me to go to her house ... View answer

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Dr. Kakkar S. MD

what they are..How long does the rash last? Does that incredible pain continue? Is it contagious? Do I ...My husband has been diagnosed with shingles after 3 days of pain. Today a rash showed... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kakkar S. ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Johny Chacko MD

sleep on side as leg hurt at night. How long was I contagious after getting the shingles so I didn ...A month ago I was diagnosed with shingles. My ear had sharp pain once in awhile and... View answer

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Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. M. Vamsi Krishna MD

Shingles contact is by direct touch and it can be seen mostly in immunocompromised patients.This virus causes chickenpox and after having this disease virus will stay dormant in your nerves for very long time...

Dr. Rakesh Sharma MD

about ten days with treatment.

Dr.  Aarti Abraham MD

Yes the attacks generally recur. A typically outbreak should last 2 - 3 weeks, lesser if treated in time.