Can you still get shingles if you have had chicken pox vaccinations?

Answer On One Hand: It is PossibleShingles is a disease that comes from a reactivated chicken pox virus. Only a person with internalized chicken pox virus cells can develop shingles--and that includes tho... Read More »

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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 you get shingles from chicken pox?

Anyone who has had chicken pox will continue to harbor the virusfor the rest of their life. This same virus which caused chicken poxearly in life can suddenly become active,usually later in life, a... Read More »

Can you get shingles if you've had the chicken pox?

On One Hand: Yes, You Can Get ShinglesPeople who have had chicken pox in the past can get shingles. In fact, this is the only way to get shingles. After chicken pox clears up, the virus that causes... Read More »

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 »