Herpes zoster

What is Herpes zoster?

Its commonly called shingles.It is a viral disease characterized by a painful skin rash with blisters in a limited area on one side of the body, often in a stripe.It is caused by the varicella zoster virus. Shingles is most common in older adults and people who have weak immune systems because of stress,certain medicines, or other reasons. Most people who are affected will not get again.

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my name is vikash singh i am 28 years old my height is 6 feet and my weight is 80 kg. i am suffering from herpes zoster since last 3 days. my doc....

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What is herpis zoster.is this disease spreads. What is the best treatment ?how much time it takes to cure

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I am having herpes zoster 2 weeks now only on my right thighs,now it has healed and formed crust.yesterday i had severe headache ,doctor checked...

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Herpes infection can cause what we call autonomic dysfunction . Autonomic system is the one which maintain fine balance and tight control of the...

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