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SHINGLES (herpes zoster)

Rash caused by reactivation of the dormant chickenpox (varicella zoster) virus, often many years after original infection. Shingles is not infectious, but a person who has never had chickenpox may become infected with chickenpox from a person with shingles.

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Shingles: prevention and management Mandy Galloway

Shingles and neuropathic pain Dr Mary Lowth 

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