Transmission;" "Shingles Herpes Zoster: In some people, the pain of shingles may linger for months or even years after the rash has healed. In severe cases, the pain or itching may be bad enough to cause insomnia, weight loss, or depression. Instead, it settles in nerve cells and may reactivate years later, causing shingles. A quarter of adults will develop shingles at some point, and most are otherwise healthy.
Zostavax is still in use for people ages 60 and older.
If the pain is severe or the rash is concentrated near an eye or ear, consult your doctor right away. The vaccine is given in two doses, 2 to 6 months apart. My Horny Teen Clicks - Clicks. People who've never had chickenpox, or the vaccine to prevent it, can pick up the virus by direct contact with the open sores of shingles. Teen Girls 2 Clicks - 1 Clicks.