Question: Can you Die From Shingles?
Answer: Yes but highly unlikely.
It’s possible to die from shingles however only those who have severely troubled immune systems such as those suffering from HIV/AIDS and very aged bodies are at risk.
Quick fact: Did you know shingles is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox? In fact, it is the same virus that lies dormant in your system for the rest of your life. Shingles happen when this virus “wakes up.”
What are Shingles?
Shingles is a very painful skin rash that is caused by the varicella zoster virus. It’s most common in older adults with weak immune systems.