Is there any cure for shingles?

Answer According to Medicinenet, shingles is a rash caused by the virus that causes chicken pox. "After an individual has chickenpox, this virus lives in the nervous system and is never fully cleared from... Read More »

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Is there a pros and cons to installing new shingles over the old layer of shingles?

The biggest drawback to installing new shingles over old ones is that it will most likely void your warranty. That not withstanding, the old shingles will eventually show through the new ones (espe... Read More »

Are there any negative effects from getting the shingles vaccination after having a bout of shingles?

Shingles, a painful rash caused by the same agent that causes chicken pox, varicella zoster virus (VZV), commonly occurs in people over 50 who have not previously had chicken pox.If you had a vacci... Read More »

How do you cure shingles?

See your doctor; Seek professional medical attention, because nothing you do at home can treat and eliminate the shingles virus by itself. This is a highly painful disease and the sooner it is trea... Read More »

Is there a test for shingles?

If shingles is suspected, the easiest test to perform is typically a herpes virus antigen detection test. The medical staff will scrape cells off the blister area and send it to the lab. Other tes... Read More »