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This page contains links to eMedTV Shingles Articles containing information on subjects from Shingles to Shingles Disease. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Shingles
    Shingles is a common condition in older adults that often causes a very painful rash. This selection from the eMedTV archives offers an in-depth look at this disease, including information on its possible symptoms, risk factors, and treatment options.
  • Shingles and Pregnancy
    Developing shingles during pregnancy is rare, but the condition may pose some risk to the unborn child. This eMedTV segment offers an overview of shingles and pregnancy, including information on the treatment options available for pregnant women.
  • Shingles Complications
    Shingles complications can include problems such as infections, scarring, and muscle weakness. This eMedTV page lists several possible complications and also offers information on the groups of people who are most likely to experience them.
  • Shingles Diagnosis
    Before diagnosing shingles, your doctor will ask you several questions and perform a physical exam. This eMedTV page describes the process of diagnosing this condition, including information on other conditions with similar symptoms.
  • Shingles Disease
    As this eMedTV page explains, shingles is a condition caused by a reinfection with the same virus that causes chickenpox. This article explores the symptoms and treatment of this disease, and includes a link to learn more about shingles.
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