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Do people ever get shingles if they never had chickenpox?
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Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
More than 50% of chickenpox can present without any symptoms, like the lesions they usually have.
So having shingles is a possibility.

In brief: Yes
More than 50% of chickenpox can present without any symptoms, like the lesions they usually have.
So having shingles is a possibility.
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Theoretically - no! but most people have had chickenpox w/out knowing it, so don't be surprised to develop them in your life.

In brief: No
Theoretically - no! but most people have had chickenpox w/out knowing it, so don't be surprised to develop them in your life.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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