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How could it have contained itself only to the eye? That is contrary to the very nature of this virus.
originally posted by: AutumnWitch657
a reply to: Greathouse
Yes but shingles is not contagious.
Are you contagious?
A person with shingles can pass the varicella-zoster virus to anyone who isn't immune to chickenpox. This usually occurs through direct contact with the open sores of the shingles rash. Once infected, the person will develop chickenpox, however, not shingles.
Chickenpox can be dangerous for some groups of people. Until your shingles blisters scab over, you are contagious and should avoid physical contact with:
Anyone who has a weak immune system