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I have shingles on my head, can it travel down your body ?

I have shingles on my head above my left eyebrow and have now developed a red itchy burning rash on my left arm. is this linked to the shingles ? can it travel down your body??
Asked On : Mon, 22 Feb 2010
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Hi. Shingles giving rise to skin lesions usually invovle the same nerve roots.. And the nerve roots of the eye brow and the left arm are different.. Unless the possible condiitions whiere boith the nerve roots are being affectee, the possiblity of herper recurrence is less.. However an examination would be benefitting you in diagnosing the condition...

Answered: Mon, 22 Feb 2010
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