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Are shingles common in young people?

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No: Not unless there is a problem with the immune system or the person has undergone chemotherapy or radiation treatment. This must be evaluated carefully in a young person. For older people, we now have a vaccine to help prevent the occurrence of shingles.

Answered 3/26/2013

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Not really: They are not common in any body.

Answered 8/20/2019

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