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Old 03-10-2014, 08:51 AM   #56
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Originally Posted by JayEll View Post
saef, sorry to hear about the shingles. I have had outbreaks twice. Both times they were related to stress.

The vaccine is no guarantee that you won't get shingles again. It simply reduces the risk by half. Shingles can be so painful that for some, any reduction sounds good. For others, the odds aren't good enough.

bargoo, some people shouldn't get the vaccination, such as those who have undergone chemo or radiation therapy.
Thanks for the info, I have had both and am in chemo now.
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