A 59-year-old female asked:
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large painful lump on scalp behind ear then smaller lumps down neck itchy painful. diagnosed with shingles but no blisters 5th day. something else?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Zoster sine zoster: Or shingles without a rash can occur but is not generally linked to a group of enlarged lymph nodes.
Answered on Sep 5, 2018
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