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We’re answering all of your pressing questions about shingles, like if it’s contagious, how to prevent it, and if you can get it twice (or more).
At least 1 million people in the United States get shingles every year, a painful and often debilitating skin rash that can take weeks to resolve.
A study published in the December issue of Arthritis Care and Research found that RA patient are nearly twice as likely to develop herpes zoster (also known as shingles) as people without RA. This large, dual country population-based study also found ...