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Shingles

Shingles is a painful rash caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. Learn about what it is, symptoms, treatment plus links to trusted resources.

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Shingles treatments

Treatments are available to lessen the severity of shingles and to prevent complications (although there is no cure). Learn about the treatment options here.

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Symptoms of shingles

Shingles is a painful rash on a sensitive area of skin that can have symptoms such as burning and itching. Learn about the symptoms and when to see a doctor.

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Skin conditions

Trusted information about rashes and skin problems, including links to details about skin conditions like acne, cold sores, scabies, shingles, tinea, warts and more

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Nervous system diseases

Problems of the nervous system include multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, shingles and stroke.

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What causes chest pain?

Trusted information on chest pain causes including indigestion, shingles and chest infections, and links to trusted resources

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Infectious diseases

There are many different kinds of infectious diseases. Find out about conditions such as shingles, chlamydia, measles, conjunctivitis, tonsillitis, bronchitis and more here.

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What causes chickenpox?

Chickenpox (varicella) is caused by the varicella zoster virus which can be spread either through person-to-person contact, or through sneezing and coughing just like a cold or flu. Find out more about the causes of the chickenpox.

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Neuralgia

Trusted information about neuralgia, including what it is, symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment options.

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What causes nerve pain?

Trusted information about common causes of nerve pain, as well as health conditions that cause nerve pain, such as sciatica, fibromyalgia and peripheral neuropathy.

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Peripheral nerve disorders

Links to trusted information about peripheral nerve disorders.

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