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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 StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerChristine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology
Current as ofOctober 12, 2015
Current as of:
October 12, 2015
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Christine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology
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