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could shingles rash spread to other parts of body by touching?

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Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
28 years experience Pain Management
No: You could transmit chicken pox to someone who has never had it, but you cannot transmit shingles to anyone else or spread it in your body.
Answered on Jun 10, 2018
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