A 21-year-old member asked:
Are shingles common in young people?
2 doctor answers • 16 doctors weighed in
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
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.
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Dermatology 44 years experience
Not really: They are not common in any body.
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Last updated Aug 20, 2019
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