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Does chickenpox vaccine protect from shingles?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe,maybe not

The vaccine developed to help suppress shingles has many times the amount of varicella material than the chickenpox vaccine.
Simple varicella vaccine use may res-erect some of your waning varicella antibodies and put off shingles but it may just protect you better against wild chickenpox.

In brief: Maybe,maybe not

The vaccine developed to help suppress shingles has many times the amount of varicella material than the chickenpox vaccine.
Simple varicella vaccine use may res-erect some of your waning varicella antibodies and put off shingles but it may just protect you better against wild chickenpox.
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