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shingles

I just found out my mil has shingles. As I understand it, if you haven't had the chicken pox, you shouldn't be around them. Well, we have 3 children living here under 3 yrs old. What do I do? Has anyone out there had any experience with this situation? I don't know what to do. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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mimiwendy

Asked by mimiwendy at 5:02 PM on Sep. 8, 2009 in Health

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  • She is going to be in pain, and I wouldn't worry too much as kids getting chiken pox, though it is possible, but If you don't get them as kids - they could be fatal in an adult. Your MIL had chicken pox as a kid or she wouldn't have shingles now and not every one that has had chicken pox will get shingles.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:31 PM on Sep. 8, 2009

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