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Who can get shingles?

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Answered 2011-05-15 08:46:29

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

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