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Got disconnected. Diagnosed with herpes zoster on Monday by dermatolohist. Is it okay to babysit kids 6 and 2?

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

Yes, taking valacyclovir 1 gram for 8 days 1 a day

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Lupus,controlled diabetic 2010 mastectomy

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Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 7 months ago

You can give them chicken pox unless they are vaccinated or have had it.

Even if you are on valacyclovir.

It is possible.

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