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A 61-year-old male asked:

My skin is very sore to the touch but no rash only on my right side of my body from my forehead eye socket down my cheek to the jaw line on my chest m?

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Dr. Norman Knee
General Practice 65 years experience
Shingles: What you are describing could well be an outbreak of shingles or Herpes Zoster. The condition is an infection affecting the insulating material surrounding a nerve fiber, causing swelling and corresponding pain and frequently inflammation or eruption of the skin along the course of the affected nerve. Best to have your doctor evaluate this right away.
Last updated Jan 13, 2017

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