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Dr. Amandeep Kaur
10 years experience Family Medicine
Shingles: At first, shingles causes weird sensations on you skin. You might feel itching, burning, pain, or tingling. Some people get a fever, feel sick, or get ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
25 years experience Pediatrics
Painful rash: It is a one sided rash usually in a band or belt - like distribution. There is usually pain or some kind of unpleasant sensation such as tingling or ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Shingles Symptoms: Shingles can cause fairly dramatic pain which is followed within a few days by a rash. It usually appears in a particular location on one side of the ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Newton
19 years experience Pain Management
Rash: Normally there is a rash that may appear as red bumps that can be small and look like clusters of blisters. It usually follows a patter and is on one ... Read More
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Shingles may first…: start as a burning sensation in the skin before a patch of blisters appear; blisters are red and somewhat resemble a patch of poison ivy contact. Blis ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lizarraga
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Sometimes: They include a rash, which usually lasts for days to a couple of week, and pain in the area of the rash, which can precede the rash by a few days, and ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Shingles symptoms: Shingles often starts out as a patch of skin with a burning sensation followed a few days later by vesicles (small blisters) which eventually burst & ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
23 years experience Infectious Disease
1-2 weeks: The rash that occurs with shingles usually lasts about 7-10 days before all the lesions dry up and begin to fall off. Lifelong scarring occasionally ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
Shingles: Usually pain on one side of the body comes before the rash of shingles, which is also called herpes zoster. The blisters develop in that area. If you ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
How long after what?: The pain and/or itching can be present for a day or so before the typical rash.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
41 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: Shingles can have groups of lesions which occur for 1-7 days then progress to crusts and healing over the next 1-2 weeks.
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
See below: Pain, burning, itching, red rash, small blisters.
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