Can you be around shingles with pregnancy?

Answer On One Hand: Low Chances of Shingles During PregnancyIt is very unlikely that shingles and pregnancy will occur at the same time. Once someone has had chicken pox, it is impossible to catch shingl... Read More »

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Should a person with shingles avoid being around a pregnant woman?

probably. because we cannot be 100% sure they will not infect the mother and baby... though if the mother had chicken pox, then the antibodies in her body should protect the baby...but I would hate... Read More »

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 »

Can a baby contract chickenpox by being around shingles?

YES!!! "Shingles" is the same kind of Herpes (Varicela) Virus that causes Chickenpox. It is highly contagious, and if Baby gets any germs on his hands and puts them in his mouth or in his eyes, it ... Read More »

Can exposure to shingles affect pregnancy?

On One Hand: Shingles Early in Pregnancy Can Be ProblematicShingles developed within the first two trimesters of pregnancy may cause fetus malformation. However, it is very rare that shingles and ... Read More »