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how to tell if i have shingles?

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Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Belt line: Herpes zoster is shingles and can manifest around the waistline or in the eye area. Do not take it lightly.
Answered on Dec 2, 2016
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Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Shingles is caused by the Zoster virus and runs along the dermatomes which are patches of skin specifically innervated by a nerve where Zoster can hide out. It usually manifests as rash that becomes vesicular, forming small blisters filled with watery discharge. Highly contagious. http://www.steppingstoneacu.com/blog/assets/0_0_0_0_250_230_csupload_49695481.jpg?u=634835933700972117
Mar 29, 2014

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