What if you got the shingles shot but you don't know if you had chicken pox or not?

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I think you could get shingles shot as long as you don't have it now.
It's important that you treat herpes zoster immediately. Antiviral therapy is usually used. Of course, you need to go to the hospital for treatment.
It is meaningless to know whether you have chickenpox to shot shingles vaccine, since even prior chickenpox infection does not prevent you from getting shingles but shingles vaccine could prevent.
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