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How long until the shingles goes away? Can I give it to anyone if it is my second case of it?

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In brief: Shingles

Shingles is only contagious when you have open sores.
Most cases last 4-6 weeks but the post herpetic nerver pain can last years.

In brief: Shingles

Shingles is only contagious when you have open sores.
Most cases last 4-6 weeks but the post herpetic nerver pain can last years.
Dr. Christopher Moeller
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