Are shingles by your eye dangerous?

Answer On One Hand: Shingles Near the Eye Can be DangerousShingles near the eye (a condition known as herpes zoster ophthalmicus or HZO) can pose a serious health threat. According to the Mayo Clinic, a s... Read More »

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Is shingles dangerous in pregnancy?

On One Hand: Some Risk to the MotherShingles is an illness that attacks the immune system, making it serious in pregnant women, whose immunity is already compromised. A pregnant woman with shingles... Read More »

Are shingles dangerous to pregnant women?

if you are trying to imply that it is contagious at all, it is not, not even a little bit contagious. people only get it because of the vericella zoster virus (same virus for chicken pox), you can ... Read More »

Is there a pros and cons to installing new shingles over the old layer of shingles?

The biggest drawback to installing new shingles over old ones is that it will most likely void your warranty. That not withstanding, the old shingles will eventually show through the new ones (espe... Read More »

Are there any negative effects from getting the shingles vaccination after having a bout of shingles?

Shingles, a painful rash caused by the same agent that causes chicken pox, varicella zoster virus (VZV), commonly occurs in people over 50 who have not previously had chicken pox.If you had a vacci... Read More »