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My husband had shingles over 30 years ago .it involved his left eye , forehead and face .last week he developed a cold sore and is now complaining of soreness and discomfort in right side of face. No pustules . Is this happening again.
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Dear customer,

There is a possibility and a low risk of it happening again. But this may be due to sinusitis also. Therefore get him examined by your doctor. Also ask your doctor about shingles vaccine and when he can have it.

Take care.

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