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I currently have shingles...

I currently have shingles around my right eye, a very bad cold and now conjunctivitis in my left eye. Could there be an underlying cause of contracting all 3 at the same time? And should i be worried? This is the 2nd time in 5 weeks ive had shingles

Doctor's Assistant: When was the last time you had your eyes checked? In general, how has your vision been lately?

My vision is fine, no issues there

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I was recently diagnosed with depression but with medication thats being managed well

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Eye Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (non-eye specialty) replied 8 months ago

This can be due to low body immunity. Following can be the causes;

1) Diabetes.

2) Autoimmune diseases

3) Chronic infections.

4) Steroids

5) Other medications.

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