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Hi I would like to ask if you have shingles I can sleep with my husband or we must protect?

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Dr. Vakas Sial
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In brief: Yes

Shingles occurs after having previous zoster infections including herpes or chicken pox.
It is not a sexually transmitted infection.

In brief: Yes

Shingles occurs after having previous zoster infections including herpes or chicken pox.
It is not a sexually transmitted infection.
Dr. Vakas Sial
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Dr. Irving Harper
If you have open weeping lesions best to wait until that has resolved. Also has your husband had chickenpox?, if not then you are certainly contagious to him
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