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22 Oct 2006

shingles
I would like to know what is really causing shingles and how to treat it.
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skindoc

01 Jan 0001

Shingles is caused by a virus. The same virus causes chickenpox in childhood. Following chickenpox the virus becomes latent="disappears" in the body. The best treatment is with Zovirax or Famvir.
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