Understanding Shingles -- Symptoms
What Are the Symptoms of Shingles?
The symptoms of shingles include:
- Pain or a bruised feeling -- usually on one side of your face or body -- often along with a fever, chills, headache, or upset stomach
- Tingling, itching, or prickling skin and an inflamed, red skin rash several days later
- A group or long strip of small, fluid-filled blisters
- Deep burning, searing, aching, or stabbing pain, which may occur once in a while or last a long time