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Shingles rash

Shingles rash

Photograph courtesy of John Bezzant, MD. All rights reserved. Available online: http://medlib.med.utah.edu/

Shingles is a viral infection that may cause pain, burning, or a tingling sensation on either the left or right side of the body. Several days or weeks later, a band, strip, or small area of rash usually appears in the same area and progresses into blisters, which scab over before clearing up over the next few weeks.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine

Current as ofMarch 16, 2018

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