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A 30-year-old male asked:

Can sudden red rashes with severe severe deep pain on right side of the scalp, face and neck along with fever be anything else other than shingles?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Probably not: Shingles is certainly the most likely.
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Dr. Jan Lei Iwataanswered
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Hard to say without: photos, and more info, but time to to visit your doctor and get assistance, and treatment, as if it is shingles, it can be a painful condition. See your doctor for definitive diagnosis.

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