Shingles Vaccine and Treatment Options

Dr. Alan Low, BSc. (Pharm), PharmD, ACPR, FCSHP discusses Shingles Vaccine and Treatment Options

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Dr. Alan Low, BSc. (Pharm), PharmD, ACPR, FCSHP discusses Shingles Vaccine and Treatment Options
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Featuring Dr. Alan Low, BSc.(Pharm.), Pharm. D., FCSHP, Pharmacist Shingles Vaccine and Treatment Options Duration: 2 minutes, 10 seconds

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Presenter: Dr. Alan Low, Pharmacist, Vancouver, BC

Local Practitioners: Pharmacist

Shingles Video Quiz ( 19 participated.)

Do you know how to protect yourself against Shingles?

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1

Shingles can result in a painful and sometimes debilitating condition callled post herpetic neuralgia.

2

There is a vaccine currently available to help prevent shingles from occuring.

3

The vaccine is indicated for anyone over the age of 40.

Explanation:

The vaccine is indicated for anyone over the age of 50.

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After age 50, the risks of getting shingles goes up drastically.

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Shingles is a viral infection that causes a painful outbreak of blisters or sores on the body.

This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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