What are the three stages shingles?
A reactivation of the chickenpox virus can cause shingles. It affects only one side of the body.
The early signs of shingles usually develop in three stages:
|Prodromal Stage||Active Stage||Postherpetic Neuralgia|
|Most common||severe pain or tingling||itchy rash, blisters that are filled with fluid formed||aches, stabbing pain, sensitivity, and burning sensation in the affected area|
|Some people||flu-like: nausea, headache, and chills||pain, irritation, and discomfort.||difficulty in performing everyday activities|
|Some people||stomach pain and diarrhea||5 days later, blisters may break, ooze, and crust over||depression|
We advise that the minute you experience the initial prodromal stage, you should speak to a doctor.
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