When Should One Treat Shingles?

Dec 30, 2020

When should one treat shingles? The answer depends on the severity of the infection and the risk factors for shingles outbreaks. For example, a mild case does not usually require a cure. The symptoms will usually go away on their own in seven to ten days. When an outbreak is more severe or when there […]

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Why Does Shingles Last For A Long Time?

Nov 21, 2020

One of the common questions asked by people suffering from shingles is, “Why does shingles last for such a long time?” This condition can be caused by a number of causes, ranging from the varicella-zoster virus (VZV), which is most commonly associated with shingles in adults, to bacteria, fungi and viruses. In cases where VZV […]

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Will Shingles Hurt?

Nov 1, 2020

If you have already experienced shingles, you may ask yourself, “Will shingles hurt?” The answer to that question will ultimately depend on where on your body the virus began. Shingles is caused by the Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV), a virus that has been around for years. It is most commonly known as the chicken pox […]

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Can Shingles Spread Quickly?

Sep 26, 2020

One of the most commonly asked questions by patients about Shingles is can shingles spread quickly? The short answer to that question actually depends on which virus is causing your condition. The answer will also largely depend on how fast your immune system clears up and progress with treatment as well. It’s also important to […]

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How Do Adults Get Shingles?

Sep 13, 2020

Shingles in adults can be caused by several different causes. Some of the more common viral causes include varicella-zoster virus (VZV), lysmal virus, herpes virus, and chicken pox virus. However, there are other potential reasons for adults to get shingles, as well. One of the most common causes is exposure to the varicella-zoster virus. This […]

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