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What are some of the symptoms of "Shingles?"

Specifically, what kind of sensation can it cause to the skin?

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The signs and symptoms of shingles usually affect only a small section of one side of your body. These signs and symptoms may include:

Pain, burning, numbness or tingling
A red rash that begins a few days after the pain
Fluid-filled blisters that break open and crust over
Itching

Some people also experience:

Fever and chills
General achiness
Headache
Fatigue

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Very severe pain, that over the counter medicines don't touch. The rash, the blisters that itch like nothing I've ever experienced, finally Doctor prescribed a steroid based cream that brought some relief.

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The early symptoms of shingles are headache, sensitivity to light and flu-like symptoms that are not accompanied by a fever. One can also feel itching, tingling as well as pain. A rash can appear in any place on the body but will be on only one side of the body, the left or right. Read more from webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/shingles/shingles-symptoms.

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