Can I Get Shingles If I Haven’t Had Chickenpox Before?

November 2, 2021

Shingles and chickenpox are caused by the same virus—the varicella-zoster virus. Because they’re caused by the same virus, someone who has never had chickenpox can’t get shingles if he or she were to come in contact with someone else that is infected with shingles. To learn more about shingles, check out the information that our AFC Urgent Care Indian Trail team shares below! What Is Shingles? Shingles is a viral infection caused ...

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