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Can you get shingles on your face I have fluid filled bumps

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Can you get shingles on your face? I have fluid filled bumps on my face that are not itchy. They are in red patchy areas.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 7 years ago.
Yes, shingles on the face is quite common. You need to see your doctor. If it is shingles, it can involve the eye and can be dangerous. Also treatment with oral anti-viral meds are affective if started within a couple of days of the onset. What you are using will not help for shingles.
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