Shingles, aka Herpes Zoster

March 13th – Shingles, aka Herpes Zoster, is a blistery skin rash which typically manifests itself as stripes or splotches on the face or wrapped around on one side of the body. The name shingles is a corruption of the Latin word cingulum, or girdle, after its characteristic appearance. Chickenpox is the primary handiwork of …

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