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For what length of time do shingles last?
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Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology
In brief: 2 wks to a lifetime
The actual skin eruption can resolve in about 2 weeks but the pain can last for monts or years.

In brief: 2 wks to a lifetime
The actual skin eruption can resolve in about 2 weeks but the pain can last for monts or years.
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dr. Michael Tomeo
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
In brief: Depends
The infectious part of shingles lasts only a few days but pain can persist for the rest of the life of the individual.

In brief: Depends
The infectious part of shingles lasts only a few days but pain can persist for the rest of the life of the individual.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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