What increases the chances of developing shingles?
Shingles is more common in people who are over 50 years of age; in babies under the age of one year; people who take immune-suppressive medications or who are undergoing chemotherapy; people who have existing diseases that affect the immune system (including HIV/AIDS and cancer); and people who are under stress or suffering from malnutrition.
Author: Idan Ben-Barak
First answered: 19 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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