Do You Know the Truth About Shingles?
Debunk the top seven myths about shingles, a painful skin rash that attacks one in three people.
The nerve! The same virus that causes itchy, childhood chickenpox can return as an agonizing, nerve-blitzing skin rash in adults. Unwelcome and unpredictable, shingles attacks one in three people.
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“The longer you live, the higher your risk,” says Robert Bolash, MD, a pain specialist at Cleveland Clinic.
But knowledge is power. Learn the truth about these top shingles myths and prepare to fight back.