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What's the best clothing to wear when you have shingles?

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You’ll likely find that relaxed fits made from natural fibers, such as cotton or linen, give you more comfort.

If you need to cover your blisters, avoid bandages that might stick to your rash.

From: 7 Simple Self-Care Tips for Shingles WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Shingles.”

National Health Service (NHS): “Shingles.”

CDC: “Shingles (Herpes Zoster).”

PubMed: “Colloidal Oatmeal: history, chemistry, and clinical properties.”

NIH, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, “Shingles: Hope Through Research.”

NIH, National Institute on Aging, “Shingles.”

Mayo Clinic: “Stress Management.”

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on September 13, 2016

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Shingles.”

National Health Service (NHS): “Shingles.”

CDC: “Shingles (Herpes Zoster).”

PubMed: “Colloidal Oatmeal: history, chemistry, and clinical properties.”

NIH, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, “Shingles: Hope Through Research.”

NIH, National Institute on Aging, “Shingles.”

Mayo Clinic: “Stress Management.”

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on September 13, 2016

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