A 40-year-old female asked:
hubby has shingles, i've never had chicken pox or vaccine. docs says i'm too old (34) and won't give me the shot. does that seem right?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Oscar Novick answered
57 years experience Pediatrics
Chicken pox vaccine: The vaccine can and should be given to adults if they haven't had the disease or been vaccinated. Two sots given a month apart will bestow immunity
Answered on Jan 16, 2019
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