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A 70-year-old female asked:

Is it ok to get the shingles vaccine while having an outbreak of herpes simplex 2?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Most likely: Still suggest that you first take care of the hsv before subjecting yourself to the "trauma" of the shingles vaccine

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Last updated Sep 19, 2020

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