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About Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

Couple.Overview

Describes the disease, its symptoms, how it’s spread, possible complications, and methods for treatment and prevention...

Man with headache.Signs & Symptoms

Lists typical signs and symptoms of shingles...

Doctor with patientTransmission

Information about how the virus that causes shingles spreads from one person to another...

Doctors.Complications

Describes some of the serious complications that can occur due to shingles...

Shingles vaccination.Prevention & Treatment

Describes prevention of and treatment for shingles...

Photo of shingles.Photos of Shingles

Shows photos of people affected by the disease...
(Warning: Some of these photos are quite graphic.)

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