Are there chances of developing chickenpox after shingles?
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Chickenpox and shingles are caused due to the same virus. Chickenpox occurs first and the virus stays dormant in the dorsal ganglia of the spinal nerves. After years or when immunity decreases, the person gets an attack of shingles. Most people get shingles only once, but few can get 2 to 3 times. After shingles no one gets chickenpox.
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