What are the dangers of shingles on the face?

Answer Shingles is a condition caused by reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus (VZV), the same virus that causes chicken pox. Though painful rash is a standard manifestation of this condition, there ... Read More »

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What can stop the itch of shingles on the face&scalp?

There are topical treatments and over-the-counter (OTC) medications that help relieve shingles blisters that cause pain and itch on the face and scalp. Patients must avoid scratching the blisters t... Read More »

What Dangers Do Temperate Rainforests Face?

The temperate rain forests are a rare ecosystem that originally covered only .2 percent of the world's surface. The temperate rainforests also have the greatest quantity of living matter per square... Read More »

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 »