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A 55-year-old female asked:

I have had a "sunburn" type sensation on my arms, neck and shoulders. mostly my arms. it's worse in the evening. can this be shingles w/o the rash?

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Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Unlikely: You didn't state how long this has been a problem. Shingles only rarely comes without rash. Also it is almost always on one side.

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