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.
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.