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My roommate is having chickenpox. I had chickenpox once in childhood. So is there a possibility to get chickenpox or shingles because of infection from my roommate? And if so, can you please suggest some precautions?
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Possibility is very less u getting infection.
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Dr. Vrushali Naik Pune | General Physician
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Generally...if you haf chickenpox in childhood you have immunity for it and you will not be infected but still some precautions should be taken like towels used by room mate or utensils must be kept seperated..keep handkerchiefs also seperate..
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