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can i have shingles on my butt

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. TORY MCJUNKIN
18 years experience Pain Management
Shingles pain: Yes. Shingles is a painful nerve and skin condition caused by the virus herpes zoster and occurs in a dermatomal pattern. Usually there are several l ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Yes it is possible: The dermatomes l4, l5, s1 and s2 (racepinephrine) go over the buttocks region on the way down to the leg. Shingles typically follow dermatome pattern ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walid Abuhammour
37 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Yes.
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Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Yes : You can get it anywhere you have skin.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
15 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Shingles can affect any part of your body, some areas maybe more serious or concerning than others like around the eyes for example.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Ernest
10 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Shingles is a reactivation of the same virus that causes chicken pox. It typically occurs in the same dermatomal distribution of the body, so to answ ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Shingles…: Is reactivation of virus that causes chickenpox (herpes zoster/ varicella). May start as burning sensation in the distribution of nerve(s); later blis ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Barth
8 years experience General Practice
Rash: Shingles is caused by the same virus that causes the chicken pox. The virus remains inactive in your body and becomes active again years later. The pa ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ghiath Kashlan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Shingles: Shingles is a disease caused by a virus. It is the same virus that causes chickenpox. Shingles present as a vesicular rash on one side of the body ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
Chicken Pox: Shingles is a reactivation of the virus that causes chicken pox. After chicken pox resolves, the virus hides on in a nerve and then may come back out, ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Chickenpox-again: Shingle is a limited (area), reactivated form of chiken pox a person contracted years earlier, typically during childhood. After resolution of the ini ... Read More
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