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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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Shingles Treatment - Touchwood Pharmacy

Shingles: Symptoms and Treatments

Shingle is a viral infection that often presents as a painful and localized rash. It is seldom fatal, but it can be extremely painful and in some rare cases it can leave a lasting impact on the body. Symptoms of Shingles At first, shingles will present as a tingling or

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Shingles Vaccine - Touchwood

Why Should Older People Get the Shingles Vaccine?

As we get older, numerous health concerns may pop up for us – such as cholesterol, high blood pressure, arthritis and diabetes, but does anyone give much thought to something such as shingles? Shingles is a viral infection that causes a painful rash and sometimes blisters. Sadly, in older adults,

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Commonly recommended vaccinations for travelers

Many of us have benefited from the childhood schedule of vaccinations offered by the NHS. We have seen the financial pressures that the NHS is under, and with this been disappointed by the budgeting decisions regarding some vaccinations. Although the NHS may not be able to fund every vaccination for every age group, at Touchwood Pharmacy we are pleased to offer a full range of vaccinations privately, including chickenpox vaccination at Ramsgate.

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