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How Does Shingles Start in Adults?

Dec 6, 2020

How does shingles start in adults? Infection types, severity of symptoms and risk factors are the three main questions that need to be answered. Shingles in adults can result from one of several potential viral infections: Herpes Zoster, Vibration or Cervical Disease. Understanding these and knowing what type is associated with your particular case will […]

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What Does Shingles Look Like?

Dec 2, 2020

What does shingles look like? Shingles is a serious condition that causes many different types of symptoms. These symptoms are caused by the varicella zoster virus, which is a herpes simplex virus. Shingles is most commonly associated with younger children and people who have weaker immune systems, so if you have any of the risk […]

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Do Shingles Vaccines Have Side Effects?

Nov 7, 2020

Do shingles vaccines have side effects? That’s a question asked and answered by many health care professionals every day. The answer isn’t always a simple “yes” or “no”. The answer depends on the individual case, the type of infection involved, the age of the person, and a host of other considerations. It’s important to first […]

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What Does Early Stages of Shingles Look Like?

Oct 9, 2020

If you have been recently diagnosed with shingles, one of the first questions you may have is, “What does early stages of shingles look like?” Unfortunately, there is no typical picture of what this stage of the infection looks like. There are a variety of different symptom presentations ranging from an uncomfortable red rash that […]

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How to Treat Shingles?

Apr 11, 2020

If you are asking how to treat shingles, then the first thing that you should know are the different shingles and what causes it. Shingles is caused by a viral infection called the Herpes Zoster Virus. The virus remains inactive in the body when it is dormant. When it is reactivated, the virus flares up […]

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