Will My Shingles Come Back?
Most people only get shingles once. But you can get it again. Be prepared by taking steps to prevent it, or ease it if it does come back.
Shingles Questions to Ask Your Doctor
WebMD provides basic questions to ask your doctor about shingles.
Picture of Shingles Blisters
The cluster of blisters that form with shingles fill with fluid, pop, then start to ooze. Eventually the affected areas crust over and heal like the rash shown here.
Picture of Shingles
With shingles, the first thing you may notice is a tingling sensation or pain on one side of your body or face. Painful skin blisters then erupt on only one side of your face or body along the distribution of nerves on the skin.
Picture of Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
Shingles (herpes zoster) results from a reactivation of the virus that also causes chickenpox. With shingles, the first thing you may notice is a tingling sensation or pain on one side of your body or face. Painful skin blisters then erupt on only one side of your face or body along the distribution of nerves on the skin.
Shingles: Are You Risking Nerve Pain?
Learn more from WebMD about treatment for postherpetic neuralgia, the pain that lingers after a shingles outbreak.
An Overview of Shingles
Learn about shingles symptoms, causes, and treatments here.
An Overview of Postherpetic Neuralgia
WebMD looks at managing postherpetic neuralgia, the nerve pain that often lingers after a shingles rash goes away.
The Basics of Postherpetic Neuralgia
Learn about postherpetic neuralgia, which results in nerve pain and often occurs after a case of shingles goes away.
Symptoms of Postherpetic Neuralgia
Learn more about the symptoms of postherpetic neuralgia -- a condition that can follow a bout of shingles -- from the experts at WebMD.