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can you get shingles if you were vaccinated for chickenpox

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The vaccine for chickenpox has a small incidence of zoster, although studies have so far shown the frequency is less than that for people who had wild ... Read More
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Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Yes : It is possible to get shingles in the future even after a chickenpox vaccine.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Bf okay: If the Bf had chicken pox vaccination, he should be okay and not be susceptible to the virus. To be sure you Bf may get a blood test to see if he has ... Read More
A 14-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Shingles: Varicella vaccine - somehow does not protect against shingles. How old are you? Somehow shingles happens in very old people and/ or when immunity go ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Vaccine/wild disease: The weakened but living virus in the chickenpox vaccine has the potential in your lifetime of emerging as shingles. It does so the same way the wild g ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Chicken pox: Is a mild condition in a healthy child and i personally do not approve of the vaccination. However, you must rely on your personal doc.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: There is a small but existing risk of shingles in someone who has had the chickenpox vaccine. It appears to be less than that of people who have had c ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Judith Flores
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Shingles can cause chicken pox when in contact with someone who was not had the disease I would recommend you see your health care provider and disc ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Can call Dr. today: If there is no good medical reason to avoid the vaccine, and if the son has not had chicken pox disease, he can get the vaccine today to help prevent ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
No: He should be protected from varicella after the vaccine.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: That would be a very good idea. You should also avoid being in touching contact with him until he has done that, although even though he may not remem ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Encephalitis history: Not safe thanks.
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