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Yesterday my wife started to experience severe itching on many

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Yesterday my wife started to experience severe itching on many parts of her body, ears and eyes. This morning itching continues but now many welts all over and her eyes are almost swollen shut! Could this possibly be shingles?

Dr. Dan B. : Hello and thanks for your question. Are you available to chat?
Dr. Dan B. : This does not sound like shingles. Shingles does not affect the entire body at the same time. I suspect she's having an allergic reaction. I would recommend giving her some Benadryl then going immediately to an urgent care clinic or the emergency room. Does that make sense?
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