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Risk of Contracting Shingles with Chickenpox Vaccine.

Patient: Does a chickenpox vaccination prevent shingles? When I was young I was administered a chickenpox vaccine. Will this protect me from obtaining shingles?

 

 

Symptoms: Red bumps on one side of body.

 

 

Doctor:

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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