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2012-12-25 05:02:21

Winters may cause the immunities of people to lower down and this may cause people with the herpes zoster virus to develop shingles blisters.

2012-12-24 05:00:10

Renowned directory Cleveland posted an article last month about the extreme pain shingles can cause and the blisters which follow.

2012-09-17 23:12:42

Herpes zoster, or shingles, does not increase the risk of cancer in the general population.


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2011-01-24 12:56:26

Herpes zoster (or zoster), is known as shingles or zona and is a viral disease characterized by painful skin rash with blisters in a limited area on one side of the body. Initial infection causes chickenpox. Once chickenpox is over the virus remains in the body and can cause shingles. It can become latent in the nerve cell bodies and sometimes in the dorsal root, cranial nerve, or autonomic ganglion. Years after initial infection, another breakout can cause a painful rash. The rash usually...

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