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As of 2015 it is only necessary to get a shingles vaccine once. The vaccine provides protection from shingles for at least six years, but research is ongoing to determine the length of time the vaccine is effective, advi...

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Shingles can occur in the mouth, on the face and around the eyes and ears, according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Triggered by the same virus that causes chicken pox, shingles is primarily found in a narrow ...

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The shingles vaccine is a one-time immunization. People should receive the vaccine at age 60, as recommended by the CDC. The vaccine becomes less effective after five years, and people who receive immunizations before 60...

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Anyone aged 60 years or older should get the shingles vaccine, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There is no maximum age limit for getting the vaccine.

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The most common reactions to the shingles vaccine include a headache and skin reactions such as redness, swelling or soreness at the shot site, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. No serious reac...

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The shingles vaccine prevents shingles from developing on all parts of the body, states the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In clinical trials, the shingles vaccine reduced the risk of developing shingles by ...

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The shingles vaccine works by introducing a small dose of the varicella-zoster virus, which causes chickenpox in younger people and shingles in older adults, into the body, giving the immune system exposure to the virus ...

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