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ms and shingles
rwashington3430 posted:
I have MS and may possibly have been exposed to shingles, what are chances of my getting shingles? I had chicken pox as a child.
hackwriter responded:

There is a link between MS and shingles according to the article found below:

According to a cited study, chicken pox can go dormant after you've had a case of it as a child and then reemerge later. Those who have shingles are four times more likely to develop MS.


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