Does shingles spread chicken pox?

Answer 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 »

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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 an adult need to get the shingles vaccine if you haven't had chicken pox?

Shingles is caused by the same virus that causes chicken pox, so if you have had the vaccine for the chicken pox you don't need another vaccination.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (C... Read More »

Can shingles spread to the eye?

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 »

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 »