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Multiple Sclerosis and Shingles
Here is My Question:
I have MS and my wife has Shingles and wanting to know if one could aggravate the other. At the present time both are in remission. I would prefer not to aggravate her systems, and her mine. Is there anyway we can coexist with these two? Thanks for your help.
As long as you are immune to varicella virus (chicken pox) you should not be affected by your wife's Shingles. Hope this answers your question.
As an aside, if anyone wants to know about the Shingles vaccination and MS you can read a previously asked question and answer READ MORE
Revere (Rip) Kinkel MD
Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Program
Professor of Clinical Neurosciences
University of California San Diego
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