Shingles Causes

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Also known as: zoster
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  • The causes include:
  • It is caused due to the reactivation of varicella-zoster virus
  • After the infection virus resides in the nerve roots
  • It reactivates after long time or during stress
  • After virus becomes active again, rashes may start to show up
  • This rash is known as shingles
  • Appears within a specific distribution along the skin corresponding to nerve distribution (dermatome)
  • The risk factors include:
  • Ageing - People older than 50 are at higher risk
  • Diseases such as HIV, Cancer
  • Chemotherapy
  • Certain medications

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