Herpes zoster (Shingles): Not Just a Senior’s Concern


Herpes zoster also known as shingles is a painful skin rash caused by the varicella zoster virus (VZV) that also causes chicken pox. After recovering from chicken pox or after receiving chicken pox vaccine, the virus stays inactive in the body and can reactivate later in life causing shingles. Commonly, the risk of getting shingles … Read more