Shingles aka herpes zoster is a painful, blistering skin rash due to the varicella-zoster virus, the virus that causes chickenpox.
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So, are shingles contagious? Yes, shingles is contagious. Shingles can be spread from an affected person to babies, children, or adults who have not had chickenpox.
Learn how to deal with shingles.