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Treatment for Shingles

TTreatment for shingles is necessary when you develop a rash on the skin that is painful. Shingles tends to form in a small area in a band or strip like manner. This is often on a single side of the body or face. This condition is caused by the varicella zoster virus and it is also known as herpes zoster. Shingles is more rampart in older adults whose immune systems have been weakened. Injuries, stress and other factors can weaken the immune system.  Most individuals that get shingles recover after getting herpes zoster treatment and it never recurs. When the virus responsible for chicken pox reactivates in the body, it leads to shingles. After recovery from chicken pox this virus usually remains dormant. It positions itself at the root of the nerve responsible...