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Is there a connection between stress and shingles?

Stress can indeed be a trigger for shingles outbreaks. Prioritizing self-care and managing stress levels is crucial if you’re susceptible.

I suspect I have shingles. What should I do?

Early diagnosis and treatment are key to shortening the duration and severity of shingles. Visit any of our Touchwood Pharmacy locations in Walsall (WS2, WS3, WS9) to access the Pharmacy First Shingles service.

What happens during a Pharmacy First consultation at Touchwood Pharmacy Walsall?

The pharmacist will assess your symptoms, confirm shingles diagnosis based on program guidelines, and determine if you’re eligible for treatment. They’ll also answer any questions you may have about the program and medication, ensuring you feel informed and empowered.
The service is available to anyone aged 18 years and over and welcomes patients from across the region including surrounding areas like Bloxwich, Willenhall, Wednesbury, or Great Barr.

Call today or book your appointment online for Pharmacy First Shingles Service Lichfield Touchwood Pharmacy