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I have rheumatoid arthritis and my daughter would like to

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I have rheumatoid arthritis and my daughter would like to visit, except she has shingles. I have had them twice and never had a vaccination against them, is it safe for her to visit
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I have benapoli injections once a week
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: two strokes one following an operation

I am sorry, but with your history of rheumatoid arthritis and being on Benepali injection (which decreases/modify the body immunity), ideally, she should not visit you. You may get Shingles.

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Customer: replied 6 months ago.
how is the shingles passed on please

Shingles is passed on by skin contact mainly.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
thank you for your advice

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