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I have the shingles is it ok to work

Patient: I have the shingles is it ok to work after being on anti viral meds for four days?

 

 

Doctor: Hello, thanks for your health query on ATD.Shingles may take 10 days to heal. During this period, you may transmit t he chicken pox to a non-vaccinated person. It is better to take complete rest. Even if you on antiviral drugs.Hope you understood. Get well soon.

 


 

 
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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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