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American Academy of Dermatology: "Lip and Mouth Care" and "Poison Ivy: Signs and Symptoms."
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: "Shingles: Signs & Symptoms;" "Shingles: Transmission;" "Shingles (Herpes Zoster): Prevention and Treatment;" "Shingles Vaccination: What You Need to Know;" "Shingrix Recommendations;" and "What Everybody Should Know about Zostavax."
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: ""Shingles Symptoms," "Shingles Diagnosis," "Shingles Treatment."
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "Shingles: Hope Through Research."
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