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Hello, I am 33 got shingles exactly a week back now it is kind of drying up . I did not get any pain .wante to know am I immuno compromised ? Will I

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Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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In brief: Probably not

Shingles (herpes zoster) is a localized recurrence of the virus that causes chickenpox.
Although most common in persons over 50 years old, shingles isn't rare at younger ages. A single episode rarely indicates immune deficiency, but that possibility should be checked out if you have any additional shingles outbreaks. Good luck!

In brief: Probably not

Shingles (herpes zoster) is a localized recurrence of the virus that causes chickenpox.
Although most common in persons over 50 years old, shingles isn't rare at younger ages. A single episode rarely indicates immune deficiency, but that possibility should be checked out if you have any additional shingles outbreaks. Good luck!
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