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can the shingles vaccination be helpful if you've already had shingles to prevent another outbreak?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • December 7, 2014
  • 06:51 PM

I haven't been able to find a clear answer to this question. Does anyone know if the shingles vaccination can help prevent a second outbreak once someone has already had shingles. My 70 yr Old mother had shingles two years ago. I am trying to find a way to prevent her from having another outbreak. She also suffers from emphysema. Thank you

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  • I HAVE READ THAT A VACCINE GIVEN AFTER BREAKOUT OF SHINGLES IS NOT EFFECTIVE IN ANY WAY TO PREVENTION OR RESOLUTION.
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