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Burning, tingling, piercing rash on the back of both of thighs, history of shingles. Is this shingles?

I have burning, tingling & piercing rash on the back of both of my thighs, approx mid line, I also have had tingling numbness on my right outer thigh in front that radiates to where the rash is, the tingling/numbing sensation started 3-4 days prior to the rash appearing. I had shingles 7 years ago (text book, on my mid back to right side). I m thinking I have shingles again??
Asked On : Mon, 20 Aug 2012
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This might be due to the relapse of herpes infection which we call as Varicella Zoster infection.This is seen when there is an immunodeficient condition.Can be cured by using acyclovir- antiviral drug under medical supervision.I suggest to get an opinion from your physician.Hope this helps.Take care.
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