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DinahMoeHum Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-08-04 04:04 PM
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11. I can. It happened to me last year. Early July, to be exact.
I spent the July 4th holiday in bed, taking my doc's prescription.

I recovered from the worst of it just in time to be at my niece's wedding.

The thing is, though, I talked about it with co-workers, and they gave me nothing but sympathy. It's not contagious, unless there's bare skin-to-skin contact at that area, and that's HIGHLY UNLIKELY.

Get home, if you can and TAKE YOUR MEDICINE.


(If you want, PM me, but I won't be answering until tomorrow AM. Gotta go now)


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  - Virus left over from chicken pox...  skooooo   Jul-08-04 04:00 PM   #5 
  - It is contagious!  Momgonepostal   Jul-08-04 04:17 PM   #18 
  - It's the chicken pox virus  redwitch   Jul-08-04 04:01 PM   #9 
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  - I can't afford to right now  rene moon   Jul-08-04 04:01 PM   #8 
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  - send everyone  plcdude   Jul-08-04 04:01 PM   #6 
  - Shingles suck, but I don't understand why people are treating you badly.  liberal_veteran   Jul-08-04 04:01 PM   #7 
  - I can. It happened to me last year. Early July, to be exact.  frankzappa   Jul-08-04 04:04 PM   #11 
  - They can be painful  Maestro   Jul-08-04 04:04 PM   #12 
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  - I think it's because we have one person whose never had CP  rene moon   Jul-08-04 04:06 PM   #14 
  - They are incredibly painful  flamingyouth   Jul-08-04 04:06 PM   #15 
  - Yes, relatives and friends have had shingles, I have not...  whistle   Jul-08-04 04:17 PM   #17 
  - Shingles is why you need to contract Chicken Pox as a kid  Taverner   Jul-08-04 04:23 PM   #19 
  - Not true....people who get shingles already had chickenpox.  liberal_veteran   Jul-08-04 04:40 PM   #22 
  - Hope your pain is being treated.  Mr.Green93   Jul-08-04 04:29 PM   #20 
  - I hear it's quite painful. Remember,this too shall pass.  candy   Jul-08-04 04:36 PM   #21 
  - I Had Them Once  CO Liberal   Jul-08-04 04:42 PM   #23 
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  - Thanks for all your support!  rene moon   Jul-08-04 05:33 PM   #27 
  - Your immune system is challenged or you wouldn't have them.  Th1onein   Jul-08-04 10:17 PM   #29 
 

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