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Should I see her this weekend, or avoid her like the scabby plague? I don't know much about it?
So if you've had chicken pox you'll be fine.
If it affects you as an adult though it can affect your fertility and shizz, so if you haven't had it, stay away.
but you can catch chicken pox
so you are fine, so long as you have had the chicken pox
I might just prod her with a stick.
You were lucky, it can be excruciating.
's what friends are for.
i caught chicken pox last year, and it was the worst thing i've ever had (and i've had a fair few things wrong with me)
You'll be fine. You've got a beard haven't you? I don't think you can get shingles with a beard.
let alone there
thats all I know.
I think it's an old lady illness. I've never had chicken pox though.
It'll be fine - plus if you catch it I'm now immune and so you'll just get to hang out with me whilst in you're in quarantine.
It's the same virus which lies dormant in your system after chickenpox has cleared up.
Atleast this is what I thought was the case.
but clearly it isn't the case because I never had chicken pox
Perhaps I'm a medical miracle. Yes, maybe I am...lots of people commented on it at the time and I went to a party when I was little where almost every kid had chicken pox and I still didn't get it.
Doesn't happen very often like
But I've still never had it.
I can send you my medical notes if you like
maybe that ?
Give her a lime before she gets scurvy n'all
but you should be fine
mswza hasn't either, and tests say she's immune, apparently.
sheven incsh shingles were my favourite, though i did own shome ten incsh shingles ash well.
HERPES ZOSTER VIRUS
In some really bad cases the latent virus can activate all the way along various nerve cell bodies creating a pattern following a particular subset of nerves.
I got a little ring of spots on the side of my torso that weren't painful apart from when you poked them. It cleared up after a couple of weeks.
As long as you don't kiss em you should be fine
You get someone to write a profile of you online so when shallow people like moousee won't come near you when you have shingles, you can date and have casual sex with other shinglers* until it passes. While also leaving the bad friend feeling less guilty about avoiding you like a leper for the duration.
(*Note to self: is that a word?? If so, investigate starting Shinglers List, CraigsList rip-off for people with shingles)
they said they were 90% sure it wasn't contagious.
That leaves ten per cent of potential mild itchyness.
Do you want to risk that?
It itched and ached like a fucking cunt.
you can get it twice in rare cases. I had it as a wee boy and then again when I was about 22.
i had chicken pox at age 4, then got shingles at age 9. i still have a weird scar from the shingles :(
I've not had shingles, just the pox on two occasions almost 20 years apart.
well, they're both caused by the same virus so we're just the freaks that managed to get attacked by it twice.
Whenever I hear people talking about it it stresses me out. Luckily it's not a regular topic of conversation.
I thought it was one of those things like smallpox or communism that no-one got any more.
it was excruciating. had my lady put camomile lotion on. i have to sit on a plane for 16 hours with it. i had it quite bad on my mid-lower back, and since then (it took 4 weeks to clear up) i have had nerve damage and get chronic itchiness and terrible prickly feelings on my back.