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Medical Condition:
Shingles
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Also Known As:
Herpes Zoster

 

Description:
This is caused by the chicken pox virus causing a red blistering rash; it can affect areas of the head neck and the trunk of the body in patches or bands. It affects mainly the older age group; It is very painful and is triggered when the immune system is at low ebb.

 

 

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