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What is Herpes Zoster (Shingles)? Herpes zoster is a viral infection characterized by a painful rash of blisters (water-filled vesicles) in a localized area supplied by a single nerve. It is the reactivation of the chickenpox virus in adulthood, called...
A rash is a very broad medical term for an eruption of skin lesions. There are various types of rashes and as many potential causes. As body immunity lowers in old age, infections can be contracted due to any...
What is Shingles? Shingles is also called Herpes Zoster. Those who have had chickenpox can develop shingles later in their lives. The varicella-zoster virus, when it enters our system, first causes chicken pox. Then it enters dormancy and remains in...
Herpes Zoster or Shingles is a painful rash that develops in those who have been affected by chicken pox in their childhood. It is caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV). When this virus affects our body, it first causes...

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