How long after shingles exposure will a child get the chicken pox?

Answer On One Hand: Symptoms May Develop Up to 3 Weeks After ExposureChickenpox and shingles are both caused by the highly contagious varicella virus. Those with shingles can transmit chickenpox to adults... Read More »

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Can an adult get chickenpox from a child If they have never had chickenpox there self?

yes they can. becuase chicken pox is contageous to the people that never got it. Even if they are big or small, it is contageous to everyone that never got it. But some poeple took vaccines so they... Read More »

Shingles chickenpox infants?

Call you Pediatrician and schedule an appointment right away. Those doctors are trained for treating children's problems.

What virus causes chickenpox&shingles?

Chicken pox and shingles are caused by the varicella zoster virus, also known as the human herpesvirus 3. It is part of the same viral subfamily (alphaherpesvirinae) as the herpes simplex viruses, ... 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 »