Think you may have Shingles? Check your symptoms now.
It's not easy to tell if you have Shingles before the actual outbreak of the rash. Many of the symptoms some people feel before the rash (itching, burning, pain) can often resemble other diseases and conditions, including a bad sunburn and/or an allergic reaction. But this tool can help you learn more about the symptoms of Shingles and what you can do about them. If you think you have Shingles, see your health care professional as soon as you can.
After Shingles Rash
When Shingles affects the eye, it's called Ophthalmic Shingles. Ophthalmic Shingles can occur in or around the eye. Ophthalmic Shingles can cause painful eye infections, and in rare cases, immediate or delayed vision loss.
What you can do:
See an eye doctor immediately.