I got shingles a few years ago. A-typical. I made the mistake of thinking it was heat rash at first & waited 2 weeks to see the doc. Took me almost two months to heal. It IS NOT contagious, that is correct.
There is NO vaccine for shingles. Once you have it there is a 10 day med (I cannot recall what i took) & it went away in two weeks...so I had them 1 1/2 months.
Get the meds & take them. You will be glad you did.
Last edited by Espresso; 01-30-2013 at 09:14 PM.