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If I get shingles would I have face pain?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Could be..

If the shingles rash was on your face, you can have pain and burning before the rash appears and after the rash disappears.
.. Sometimes for weeks to months afterwards. If you were treated early with antiviral medications, it makes it less likely that you will have lingering pain.

In brief: Could be..

If the shingles rash was on your face, you can have pain and burning before the rash appears and after the rash disappears.
.. Sometimes for weeks to months afterwards. If you were treated early with antiviral medications, it makes it less likely that you will have lingering pain.
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes If Rash On Face

If the shingle rash is on or around your face which is unusual site but possible and it will cause pain in the face

In brief: Yes If Rash On Face

If the shingle rash is on or around your face which is unusual site but possible and it will cause pain in the face
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology

In brief: Only if a facial ner

Most common place for shingles is the trunk.
Face pain if it is in a facial nerve. Antiviral pills are most effective if started on the first or second day.

In brief: Only if a facial ner

Most common place for shingles is the trunk.
Face pain if it is in a facial nerve. Antiviral pills are most effective if started on the first or second day.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Dr. John Thaler
Dentistry - Prosthodontics

In brief: You Can

If the shingles target your facial area you can.
They can be in your eye, scalp, face, etc. Get the vaccine to be more protected. They can be devastating. Good Luck.

In brief: You Can

If the shingles target your facial area you can.
They can be in your eye, scalp, face, etc. Get the vaccine to be more protected. They can be devastating. Good Luck.
Dr. John Thaler
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Vaccine is approved for those over the age50,But CDC recommends for those over 60.This person is only 33
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