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What are the symptins of shingles?

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what are the symptins of shingles?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 8 months ago.

Hello!

Most typically a loose band of skin with a scattered group of bumps that develop into blisters ...

Skin involves what we call a dermatome area ( it corresponds with a skin nerve distribution...)

Commonly a skin area only on ONE side of the body and may wrap from upper back toward side to lower portion of chest or abdomen

( incovlment of face or extremities is possible but tends to be less common)

Area of shingles tends to be SENSITIVE to touch / sore/ painful ...

Does this sound to possibly fit??

Let me know if you may have details if a rash or pictures ...

I will be happy to get back with you

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Anthony Bray MD

Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 8 months ago.

PS --- IF YOU HAVE CASE OF SHINGLES THEN EARLY TREATMENT TO START WITH ANTI-VIRAL such as VALTREX is very important !!