If my relatives visit an aunt with shingles (just diagnosed) and then visit my dad in the hospital (just had open-heart surgery) can they carry the shingles germ to my dad?
I know shingles are highly contagious in the beginning, but isn't that usually in the days before they diagnose and then start treatment? And what if the visits are not on the same day? I just don't want dad catching anything that would make his recovery any more miserable for him!
Answer by coala at 9:05 AM on Feb. 17, 2009
Answer by Bmat at 9:10 AM on Feb. 17, 2009
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