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Shingles Pain - Shingles Treatment
This page contains links to eMedTV Shingles Articles containing information on subjects from Shingles Pain to Shingles Treatment. 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 Pain
The pain felt with shingles can be mild or severe, and it usually subsides within three to five weeks. This eMedTV resource discusses the different types of shingles pain, including pain that persists long after the shingles rash has healed.
- Shingles Rash
As this eMedTV article explains, the shingles rash is often made up of small, fluid-filled blisters that are similar to chickenpox. This resource offers an overview of the rash, including information on how long it takes for the typical rash to subside.
- Shingles Risk Factors
This eMedTV Web page discusses several shingles risk factors, including advanced age, a weakened immune system, and the development of chickenpox during pregnancy. This page offers an in-depth look at these risk factors.
- Shingles Symptoms
Common shingles symptoms include swollen lymph nodes and a rash. As this eMedTV page explains, they can also include burning pain generally located on one side of the body. This page describes these and other signs and symptoms of shingles in detail.
- Shingles Treatment
As this eMedTV article explains, shingles treatment can include antiviral drugs, painkillers, and anesthetic patches, among other things. This page describes these and treatment options in detail and discusses the goals of treatment.
Shingles (herpes zoster) is a condition caused by a reinfection with the virus that causes chickenpox. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of this condition and its symptoms (such as rash and pain). Shingls is a common misspelling of shingles.