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Shingles disease contagious

Premium Questions

Dr.  Shoaib Khan MD

I went to doctor yesterday,I have shingles . I am on meds, what I want to know if I'm contagious. I work in a family restaurant. ...

Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

My girlfriend has an outbreak of shingles . We are scheduled to babysit for my grandchildren (ages 5 and 2) this weekend. Are the children at risk of contracting chicken pox or the shingles virus? ...

Dr. Ivo Ditah MD

I was just in a local store and the clerk told me that he had shingles . Is shingles contagious? ...

Dr. Muhammed Aslam MD

I got singles on Thursday. In trying to catch it they prescribed three times a day for seven days Valacyclovir. Can I pass it on in the office?

Dr.  Eric Goldstein MD

My son has shingles - we need to know if it can be contagious to his sons they are 6 and 10 ... goes swimming? I have had my spleen removed so should I stay away from him because I could get shingles ...

Public Forum Discussions

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 ...

Dr. Harsha.assudani MD

My 35 year old daughter has hashimotos and was just diagnosed with shingles. She started an anti ... contagious is she to the baby if not exposed directly to the rash? ...

Dr.  Nishad BN MD

My question is regarding shingles/chickenpox and times of being contagious. 1st my mother in law was diagnosed with shingles, three weeks later my niece broke out with chickenpox who lives with my...

Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

with shingles, an area under her right breast. She spent the weekend here and showed me the red area and showed ... went to the doctor who told her she has a case of the shingles. Now am I in danger of...

Dr. Shinas Hussain MD

I have been applying salt water compresses to my mothers shingles rash. What are the chances of getting shingles myself? I had chickenpox in my childhood. Should I get the shingles vaccine. Will...

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. C. J. Varghese MD

Hello Cwwimsatt, No. You should welcome shingles. Multiple Sclerosis is a disease of degenerative type affecting the central nervous system. Shingles is an inflammatory affection of peripheral nerves....

Dr.  Divakara MD

HI Shingles is a common name used for Herpes Zoster . No it is not a STD