Can Children Get Shingles?

Yes it is possible for children to get shingles, usually they have had a prior case of chicken pox. After contracting chicken pox virus, it does remain in the body and can be reactivated causing shingles. You can find more information here: http://www.med.umich.edu/1libr/pa/pa_shingles_hhg.htm
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