Category: Shingles

Understanding early signs and duration of shingles rash

Understanding Early Signs And Duration Of Shingles Rash

Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is a viral infection that causes a painful rash. It is caused by the varicella-zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. After a person has had chickenpox, the virus lies dormant in nerve tissue near the spinal cord and brain. Years later, it

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Exploring different treatment options for shingles

Exploring Different Treatment Options for Shingles

Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is a viral infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. After a person has had chickenpox, the virus can remain dormant in the body and reactivate years later, leading to shingles. This condition is characterised by a painful rash

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