Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

About- Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is a viral disease characterized by a painful skin rash with blisters in a localized area
 
Symptoms-

 ‚ÄčA red painful rash
 Burning, numbness or tingling sensation
 Touch or sometimes light sensitivity
 Fluid-filled blisters
 Itching
 Fever
Headache
 Fatigue 

Causes-

Shingles is caused by the varicella-zoster virus. 

Specialists to visit
 Dermatologist

 General Physician

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References-
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.nhs.uk


 

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