Shingles (Herpes Zoster) symptoms
Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

Symptoms could include:

  • Pain is a general term that describes uncomfortable sensations in the body, ranging from annoying to debilitating. Pain stems from activation of the nervous system and is highly subjective.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A rash is a noticeable change in the texture or color of the skin, causing the skin to become itchy, bumpy, chapped, scaly, or otherwise irritated. Rashes are caused by a wide range of conditions, including allergies, medication, cosmetics, and va...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The term fever describes a body temperature that is higher than normal. According to the Mayo Clinic, normal body temperature is typically 37 degrees C, or 98.6 degrees F, though this can vary. A short-term increase in body temperature can help th...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Itchy skin, also known as pruritus, is an irritating and uncontrollable sensation that makes you want to scratch to relieve the feeling.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Dermatitis is a general term used to describe inflammation of the skin, most commonly evidenced by an itchy pink or red rash.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Eye burning accompanied by discharge and/or itching is usually a sign of infection, and should be looked at by a doctor immediately. It can also be a sign of a foreign body in the eye or an injury to the eye.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A blister is a raised portion of skin that's filled with fluid. Learn about possible causes (such as infections and skin conditions), treatment, and prevention.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Damage to or dysfunction in the nervous system, injuries, and nutritional deficiencies can cause burning sensations. Treatments are helpful in controlling pain.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An abnormal sensation is often a signal that there something affecting a nerve or the nervous system. These sensations are often difficult to describe and are subjective, that is, experienced by the patient but may be difficult for the provider to diagnose and treat.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Skin redness is skin that is abnormally red in color..
    Source:Healthline
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • Joints are the parts of your body where your bones meet. Joint pain refers to discomfort, aches, and soreness in any of the body's joints. Joint pain is a common complaint, and does not typically require a hospital visit. Arthritis is a frequent c...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pain is an unpleasant sensation triggered in the nervous system that can range from mild discomfort to unbearable agony. Pain receptors located throughout the body send electrical impulses via the spinal cord to the brain.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • When a condition or disorder temporarily or permanently interferes with the normal sense of sight, this is called a visual disturbance.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hazy vision, cloudy vision, blurred vision are all problems with seeing clearly. Any change in your normal vision is cause for concern and is a good reason to call a doctor for an examination.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Hearing loss can be caused by many things – some reversible such as wax buildup in the ear canal or ear infections with fluid build up. Some hearing loss is irreversible – that due to mechanical problems within the ear itself, or sensorineural problems within the inner ear.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • Sometimes a person feels hot to touch due to illness or environmental situation that causes elevated core temperature. A compounding factor can be dehydration (lack of fluids.
    Source:Healthline
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