Can shingles spread chicken pox?

Answer On One Hand: Shingles Can Spread Chicken PoxShingles and chicken pox are caused by the same virus (varicella-zoster virus, or VZV). A person who has shingles can spread this virus to people who hav... Read More »

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Does shingles spread chicken pox?

On One Hand: Transmission of ChickenpoxChickenpox can be spread by respiratory secretions and contact with the moist lesions it produces, according to Dr. Jacquelyn Black. Individuals with chickenp... Read More »

Can shingles spread to the eye?

On One Hand: Shingles Doesn't SpreadShingles symptoms often occur in a specific site, generally either the right or left midsection of the body. Once it occurs, it does not spread to other parts of... Read More »

Can chicken pox cause shingles?

On One Hand: On One Hand: Chicken Pox Has to Come FirstShingles, technically called herpes zoster, is caused by a virus called varicella zoster, which is the same virus that causes chicken pox. On... Read More »

Can I get shingles from chicken pox?

On One Hand: Shingles is Result of Chicken PoxOnly people who have had chicken pox in the past can develop shingles (herpes zoster). Shingles is caused by the same virus as chicken pox, the varicel... Read More »