Shingles can happen to anyone who’s had chickenpox.
United States have
chickenpox, you’re at
risk for Shingles.
1 million new cases
of Shingles each year
in the United States.
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In many cases, Shingles causes pain. People with Shingles have described the pain as sharp, stabbing, shooting, burning, and throbbing. The pain may be constant or it may come and go.
Before the rash ever appears on the skin, there may be signs that Shingles is coming. You may feel itching, tingling, burning, or pain in a specific area on one side of your body or face.
The Shingles rash is not easy to look at, but seeing actual pictures of the Shingles rash may help you understand the impact Shingles can have.
One in every 4 people who get Shingles will experience 1 or more complications. For some people, Shingles can lead to potentially serious complications. Here are the most common ones: