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Do shingles normally recur?
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology
13 doctors agree
In brief: No
No it does not

In brief: No
No it does not
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Sometimes it will
A person can have shingles more than once.
His primary care doctor can evaluate to see if there is a weakness in his immune system (or just bad luck, older age, or other bodily stressors) that allowed him to have the first case of shingles. The doctor can give some advice on whether or not the patient should get the shingles vaccine to help prevent a recurrence of shingles.

In brief: Sometimes it will
A person can have shingles more than once.
His primary care doctor can evaluate to see if there is a weakness in his immune system (or just bad luck, older age, or other bodily stressors) that allowed him to have the first case of shingles. The doctor can give some advice on whether or not the patient should get the shingles vaccine to help prevent a recurrence of shingles.
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