This is a dedicated site to Shingles.
Shingles symptoms can be developed when varicella-zoster virus comes back to the body or it reactivates.Varicella-zoster virus is the virus that causes Chickenpox. Shingles symptoms will vary a lot from person to person.
Early stages of symptoms of shingles. ( Prodromal stage )
Three or four days before the fist rash will start to appear one will develop early symptoms. Here comes the nasty part! Shooting pain or /and burning are some of these Burning symptoms . They will be located on the face or just one side of the body. Your skin will start itching ...this is the time when you will feel headaches, upset stomach, chills, swollen or tender lymph nodes, feeling ill with fever.
Let's put this in a list so it will be easier to comprehend:
Early symptoms of shingles.1. upset stomach
3. swollen lymph nodes
4. tender lymph nodes
5. feeling ill
8. burning symptoms
11. sensitivity to light
Second stages of symptoms of shingles. ( Active stage )
This is the stage in witch rash will appear. As I stated earlier the rash will appear on only one side of the body may it be left or right. Then blisters will begin appearing.
Second stage symptoms of shingles.1. rash will appear
2. pain like piercing needles
3. blisters can open
4. blisters can ooze
Final stage of shingles symptoms . ( Postherpetic neuralgia )
This is in fact a complication stage .
Final stage of shingles symptoms.1. burning
2. stabbing pain
4. Persistent and powerful pain ...may last for years.
5. Extreme sensitivity to touching in that area
6. difficulty in sleeping
7. difficulty in eating
8. affects the chest or the forehead