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According to Go Ask Alice, it is possible but rare to suffer from shingles without having the characteristic rash. The Mayo Clinic states that pain and burning symptoms usually beg...

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Shingles Symptoms - Mayo Clinic

Some people experience shingles pain without ever developing the rash. Most commonly, the shingles rash develops as a stripe of blisters that wraps around ...

Shingles without Rash |

Shingles is known for its cause of painful blisters on the skin, but it is possible to experience shingles without rash. Noting your other symptoms and getting ...

Shingles Symptoms and Signs - eMedicineHealth

Mar 16, 2015 ... Depending on the nerves involved, shingles can affect many parts of the ... In a few cases, only the pain is present without the rash or blisters.

Shingles without the rash - Patient

Jan 4, 2014 ... Just wanted to post this in case there are any of you who are wondering if its possible to have shingles without the rash. Yes, it is. Not common ...

Shingles-Symptoms - WebMD

A rash can appear anywhere on the body but will be on only one side of the body , the ... Flu-like symptoms (usually without a fever), such as chills, stomachache, ...

NIHSeniorHealth: Shingles - Symptoms and Diagnosis

Shingles. Symptoms and Diagnosis. Burning, Itching, Tingling, Then a Rash ... If there is no rash, the symptoms can be difficult to diagnose because they can be ...

Shingles without the zosters? -Doctors Lounge(TM)

Can you have herpes zoster without exhibiting the blisters or rash? ... The rash in shingles is an important entity in the diagnosis of the disease ...

Shingles Symptoms - Shingles Health Information - NY Times Health

Jun 22, 2013 ... Symptoms of a Typical Shingles (Herpes Zoster) Attack ... Sometimes pain develops without a rash, a condition known as zoster sine herpete .

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Q: Signs & Symptoms of Shingles Without Rash.
A: Burning and Tingling. People with shingles often will experience burning, tingling and numbness of the skin. This can develop several weeks before a rash appear... Read More »
Q: Is it possible to have shingles without the rash?
A: Early symptoms of shingles include headache, sensitivity to light, and flu-like symptoms without a fever. You may then feel itching, tingling, or pain where a b... Read More »
Q: Can you get shingles without a rash?
A: Incidence. According to "Infections of the Central Nervous System," edited by W. Michael Scheld et al., the number of cases of shingles that occur without rash ... Read More »
Q: Has anyone had shingles without the rash?
A: Yes, you can, but it's not as common to have them with out a rash. Is the pain in the same place that she had the rash before? The pain can come back on and off... Read More »
Q: Can You Get Shingles Without a Rash?
A: The same zoster virus that causes shingles can occur without a rash. The condition is known as zoster sine herpete, which has the pain and sensitivity associate... Read More »