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Does Shingles Increase A Person’s Risk Of Dementia?

Shingles, a viral infection caused by the reactivation of the chickenpox virus, results in a painful blistering rash along one side of the body or face from nerve inflammation.

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Shot May Help Shield Against Shingles

Anyone who has had chickenpox or the chickenpox vaccine is at risk for the painful skin condition herpes zoster, more commonly known as shingles.

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Bruce Horovitz and his wife, Evelyne, with daughters Rebecca (left) and Rachel, had been on vacation when he was sidelined by an outbreak of a rare form of shingles targeting his middle ear. (Family photo)

Shingles: Don’t Let it Get You The Way it Got Me

Shingles tried to kill me. Like an insidious invading army, the virus that more commonly causes chickenpox in children attacked the right side of my head, leaving me permanently deaf in my right ear.

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