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Shingles Symptoms

How to Manage Shingles Symptoms?

Shingles is a painful skin rash caused by the same virus that gives you chickenpox. It shows up with a painful rash and usually lasts 2 to 4 weeks. With shingles symptoms of pain, burning, itching, and all-around discomfort, the symptoms can be tough to ride out. You can’t make an

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How to protect yourself from Shingles?

Shingles is an infection which causes a painful rash and is also called Herpes Zoster.  It infects nerves and the skin around them and is caused by the varicella-zoster virus.  There is a Shingles vaccine to protect against the disease but this is only available on the NHS for people in their 70s.

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