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How do they test for shingles on your side?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Dx by H&Ps

The fact is, the variable pain, pattern & symptoms are so classic for shingles, few physicians outside of a dermatology office or research center would bother to test.
Identification of the microscopic pattern of a scraping is possible.

In brief: Dx by H&Ps

The fact is, the variable pain, pattern & symptoms are so classic for shingles, few physicians outside of a dermatology office or research center would bother to test.
Identification of the microscopic pattern of a scraping is possible.
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