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Shingles

9 Things You Didn't Know About Shingles

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Shingles Is Linked to Chickenpox


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Shingles Usually Strikes Older Folks


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There Are Hallmarks of Shingles


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There's a Vaccine to Prevent Shingles


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Antivirals Can Treat Shingles


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It's Contagious—Sort Of


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Shingles Can Lead to Complications


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Some People Are at Increased Risk


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Atypical Shingles Are a Red Flag


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You Can Get It More Than Once


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It's Totally Preventable


Lara DeSanto

Lara DeSanto

@laradesanto

Lara is a former digital editor for HealthCentral, covering Sexual Health, Digestive Health, Head and Neck Cancer, and Gynecologic Cancers. She continues to contribute to HealthCentral while she works towards her masters in marriage and family therapy and art therapy. In a past life, she worked as the patient education editor at the American College of OB-GYNs and as a news writer/editor at WTOP.com.