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Shingles, or herpes zoster, is a painful rash caused by the varicella zoster virus. Other symptoms include headache, fever, nausea, and body aches. Treatment focuses on pain management and shortening the duration of the illness with antiviral medications.

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Terms related to Shingles (Herpes Zoster):

  • Herpes Zoster
  • Varicella Zoster Virus

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