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Can I go go swimming if I have shingles and

Patient: Can I go go swimming if I have shingles and had them for at least 7 days

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for writing to us.I would not advise you to go swimming as you can pass the shingle on to others or you ma y make them infected with other bacteria or viruses. Avoid pools till you are completely healed.Wish you a speedy recovery.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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