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2. Exposure to Shingles

Shingles is a communicable disease which means you can catch it from someone who's actively affected by the virus. You can be exposed to the virus and not show any signs, and also may not develop shingles after exposure. You may develop chickenpox initially and develop shingles later. Shingles is transmitted through the oozing and open sores. A person with shingles remains contagious until all the sores have crusted over.

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