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Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
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Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
Shingles is a herpes virus infection, like chickenpox, but it generally strikes people over age 50. In fact, it is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox and only people who have had a previous chickenpox infection can get shingles.