Can I go go swimming if I have shingles and

Patient

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

Doctor

A:   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 may make them infected with other bacteria or viruses. Avoid pools till you are completely healed.

Wish you a speedy recovery.

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