Shingles Support Society


These conditions are caused by the same virus we call it chickenpox when we first catch it The virus hides away in the body and can appear again at any age When this happens we call it shingles This can be at any age but it is more likely to occur as we get older Some people develop pain in the affected area that lasts long after the shingles blisters have healed up This is called postherpetic neuraliga PHN for short
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