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Posted by: Viv | 2011/05/18

Shingles

I am a 35 year old female and I had chicken pox 12 years ago.
My gran is suffering through a case of shingles at the moment.
What are my chances of contracting shingles?

Many thanks.

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Viv

You will not be able to contract shingles from your grandmother. Refer to the following link for more details about shingles: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shingles

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