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Shingles Symptoms For Shingles Control

By Signe Andersen on July 06, 2011

One of the most painful diseases is shingles which is caused by a virus named varicella zoster. The other name of shingles is herpes zoster. In this disease, the nerve cells are attacked by the virus and causes skin rash and nerve pain. A study shows that, most of the people who have chickenpox in recent past are affected by shingles. So, it is very harmful for human being.

Shingles affects those people who are currently ill, weak immune system and it can also affect child and pregnant woman. To prevent this type of diseases, we have to know the symptoms of shingles. Some of the major shingles symptoms caused by these diseases are Headache, Fatigue, General achiness, Chills, Fever etc. And the other symptoms are,

  • Itching and Facial paralysis
  • Fluid-filled blisters
  • After some days of the pain there can be seen a red rash on the body.

When you will see these shingles symptoms in a person, you can say, that person is affected by shingles. When a person is affected but this disease, first he feels about the pain and he is attacked by the fever. After that the other symptoms can be seen. As it creates pain on the body, this could be intensive. Based on the position of that pain on the skin, it can some of the times be misidentified for the symptoms of the problem striking the lungs, heart and kidneys. A lot of people feel shingles pain on their skin without the rash. Shingles generally affects the eyes, face, ears and the nerve of the other body part. It can create complicated condition in the human body.

There can have some other symptoms which are very dangerous and these are,

  • Rash beside of your eyes and nose. Because it can create a harmful effect in your eye. Almost it can damage your eye.
  • Widespread rash which is painful and also harmful for our body and skin.
  • Medications of immune-suppressing
  • Burning pain on the affected area of the body. This could be very dangerous. If you see these symptoms with the people then that people needs serious medical care and also medicine. Because without medicine, it will create more pain on your body.

For shingles, there has no remedy but one way is antiviral medications. It can reduce the duration of the disease and stiffness. It can also reduce the growth of postherpetic neuralgia. Antiviral medications consist of Valcyclovir, Acyclovir, Pain medications, Famcyclovir, Antidepressant medications (It is very helpful to reduce the pain of the skin and the body), Corticosteroids etc.

To prevent this disease, you have to take necessary steps and also medicine. But the person who is a chickenpox patient is difficult to prevent this disease. If you are 60 years old and have shingles then you can take a single dose of Zostavax.

So, it is very important to know the shingles symptoms to lead a shingles free life and it is also important to become conscious about these symptoms. So, everybody have to know these symptoms.

Read about shingles symptoms, causes, treatment, Shingles Rash and all about you need to know about shingless.

Original article published on SooperArticles.com

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