Can shingles spread to the eye?

Answer 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 »

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Can shingles spread chicken pox?

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »