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i'm getting shingles outbreaks, can i get the shingles vaccine?

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Dr. Donald Mantz
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: But, it may not be covered by insurance. Many insurers cover it starting at age 60. I could help boost your immunity and is probably worth the expense (about $250). Not studied for younger or middle aged adults yet, since most shingles occurs in th elderly, so they are the group for which the vaccine was targeted.
Answered on Feb 27, 2014
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