• Shingles Overview

    Shingles Overview

    Shingles is a viral infection that causes a painful rash. Although shingles can occur anywhere on your body, it most often appears as a single stripe of blisters that wraps...

  • Treatment of Shingles
  • Symptoms of Shingles
  • Prevention of Shingles
  • Causes of Shingles

    Causes of Shingles

    1:36 - 27/04/2013

    Shingles is caused by the reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus, the virus that causes chickenpox. It is not known exactly how the virus is reactivated, but it can be linked...

  • What are the causes of shingles?

    What are the causes of shingles?

    7:32 - 11/04/2013

    Shingles is caused by the reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus that causes chickenpox. After you have had chickenpox, the varicella-zoster virus will lie dormant (inactive) inside your body. After a...

  • What are the signs and symptoms of shingles?

    What are the signs and symptoms of shingles?

    7:20 - 11/04/2013

     In fact, shingles often lasts from two weeks to four weeks. The signs and symptoms always are divided into 3 stages. The first stage is when the rash does not...

  • What are the treatments of shingles?

    What are the treatments of shingles?

    7:06 - 11/04/2013

    There is no exact treatment for shingles, you can only  be treated to speed healing and reduce your risk of complications. The treatment will include: Antiviral medicines to reduce the...

  • What is the diagnosis of shingles?

    What is the diagnosis of shingles?

    6:59 - 11/04/2013

    Normally, it is not difficult to detect shingles because based on the signs as well the appearance of your rash, your doctor will know if you get shingles. So, diagnosing...