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Shingles can occur in anyone who has had chickenpox. However, certain factors put individuals at risk for developing shingles. Risk factors include: being 60 or older, having had chickenpox before the age of 1 , having diseases that weaken the... More »
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Shingles Causes - Mayo Clinic

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Shingles is caused by the varicella-zoster virus — the same virus that causes chickenpox. Anyone who's had chickenpox may develop shingles. After you ...

Shingles (Herpes Zoster) Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and ...

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Learn about shingles (herpes zoster), a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus (varicella-zoster). Read on for treatment and vaccine ...

Shingles Symptoms, Treatment, Causes - What is shingles? What ...

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Shingles is a disease characterized by a painful, blistering skin rash that affects one side of the body, typically the face or torso. This condition may also be ...

Shingles and Stress: Is There a Connection? - Healthline

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May 25, 2016 ... Shingles, or herpes zoster, is a common viral infection. It causes a large, painful rash with blisters. The rash usually appears on one side of the ...

Shingles: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments - Medical News Today

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Aug 15, 2016 ... Shingles is an infection of an individual nerve and the skin surface that is supplied by the nerve; it is caused by the varicella-zoster virus - the ...

Shingles: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention - Healthline

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Aug 31, 2016 ... Shingles is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which is the same virus that causes chickenpox. Chickenpox can live on in your ...

Shingles Causes, Symptoms, Treatment - What Are Causes of ...

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Apr 15, 2016 ... Herpes zoster virus causes shingles. No one knows for sure what causes the chickenpox virus to become reactivated to cause shingles.

Shingles Causes, Symptoms, Treatment - What Are Symptoms and ...

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Apr 15, 2016 ... Depending on the nerves involved, shingles can affect many parts of the body. The first symptom of shingles is often extreme sensitivity or pain ...

Shingles Treatment, Symptoms, Vaccine & Pictures - eMedicineHealth

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Apr 15, 2016 ... Shingles is a disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which also causes chickenpox. Symptoms and signs include a painful red rash and ...