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5 Things You Need to Know About Shingles

Shingles is a painful skin rash caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. Learn about the disease, its symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

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5 things you need to know about shingles. 1) Anyone who has recovered from chickenpox can get it. 2) Symptoms include pain, tingling/itching, chills, fever, headache, rashes/blisters on one side of body. Meds can help. 3) Adults over 50 should get vaccinated. 4) Cover the rash in blister phase. 5) Most cases last 3-5 weeks.

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