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 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 »

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 shingles cause chicken pox?

On One Hand: Both Are Caused By the Same VirusShingles does not cause chickenpox. Rather, both are caused by the same virus, varicella-zoster (VZV), according to the book "Microbiology" by Jacquely... 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 »