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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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 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 »

What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Shingles in Pregnancy?

The signs of shingles are the same for pregnant women and those who are not. However, it is crucial for pregnant women to talk to their health care provider as soon as possible after contracting sh... 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 »