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Is it possible to get shingles at age 17?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

Yup.

In brief: Yes

Yup.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice

In brief: Yes

You can get shingles at seventeen if you had chicken pox earlier in life, Stress, weakened immunity are some of the factors that can cause shingles to occur.

In brief: Yes

You can get shingles at seventeen if you had chicken pox earlier in life, Stress, weakened immunity are some of the factors that can cause shingles to occur.
Dr. Martin Fried
Dr. Martin Fried
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Getting the chickenpox vaccine as an infant usually prevents this however.

In brief: Yes

Getting the chickenpox vaccine as an infant usually prevents this however.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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