What Is Shingles?

Shingles (herpes zoster), caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV), is a painful rash that can occur almost everywhere in your body. However, it mostly appears as a single stripe of blisters on either side of your waist. Sometimes, shingles can develop on the forehead or around one eye. The shingles-causing virus is the same that […]

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