• Signs and Symptoms of Shingles

    One year ago - By Active Beat

    Each year more than 1 million Americans suffer with shingles , an itchy, blistering rash caused by herpes zoster, which is the same viral infection that afflicts the nerve roots and causes chickenpox. In fact, those who've had chickenpox can end up with shingles years later due to the fact that the infection can live dormant and become active again due to mounting age, lowered immunity, a medical treatment or medication that suppresses immunity, or an infection .
    The issue with shingles is that it often mimics other conditions, such as poison ivy or scabies, with similar uncomfortable...
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