“I Had Shingles—This Is What It Feels Like”

One woman describes her terrifying and painful journey with a severe case of the shingles virus.

pain in the neck

    Chickenpox Fatality in Newborns: BMJ Paediatrics Open (2019) “Management of Varicella in Neonates and Infants.”

    Beth Shapouri

    Beth Shapouri


    Beth Shapouri is an award-winning beauty, health, wellness, and lifestyle freelance writer whose work has appeared in,, Health Monitor, Magnolia Journal, Marie Claire, and more. Career highlights include a multi-year stint as Lead Beauty Writer for and contributing to a New York Magazine package on circumcision that received a National Magazine Award for service.