Its mainly common in men and women over 50 but from experience, 11 year olds can get it too! ( yes i am 12 and i had shingles at the start of year 7). the only reason young people get it is if they had chicken pox under the age of 1 year old and it hasn't completely gone away.
i did some research after i had it to see what it was
You can't get internal shingles from the shingles vaccine.
You probably won't get shingles after getting the shingles vaccine.
Can you take the shingles shot while having shingles
You can get shingles even if vaccinated for shingles. It is rare, but it will lessen the effects of shingles if you do get it.
No. Shingles is not contagious, but someone with shingles can give chicken pox or varicella to someone who has not had chicken pox before.
No. You only get shingles's if you have had chickenpox. No chickenpox no shingles's.
You can get chickenpox, but not shingles, from someone with shingles. You can only get chickenpox from someone with shingles if you haven't had chickenpox or the vaccine before, and if you have direct contact with wet shingles blisters or sores.
Shingles vaccine protects you from the shingles for few years only.
A baby would get chickenpox and not shingles. Shingles is a reactivation of the virus that causes chickenpox.
There is a vaccination for shingles.