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Shingles

My wife is undergoing chemotherapy for breat cancer.  She is on her forth treatment. Today I was diagnosed with a light case of the shingles.  My wife as had chicken pox as a child.  What is the impact of my shingles upon her chemo treatments?  What precautions should I take that will protect her from compromizing her weakened immune system?  Should we be sleeping and eating in separate parts of the house?
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This would depend on several things .... you might ck. with her Oncologist to be sure. Were you treated immediately with the drug available ? As you probably know the virus lies dormant in most of us and can become active for seemingly no reason. Do discuss it with the Oncologist though ....  Regards ....
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