In modern medical development, shingles symptoms and treatment are performed in more sophisticated ways. Back in the time long ago, shingles is terrifying illness with no cure. The shingle episode lasts for two until four weeks. Pain in all over body part is the most major sign. Then red rash follows the discomfort feeling in the body. Shingle cause is the reactivation of virus called varicella zoster. The virus stays dormant or inactive in human body. It can be reactivated by certain condition coming from the surrounding environment and the outbreak. The human immunity determines whether the human body can be infected by the virus or not.
The shingle vaccine treatment is given to children in common. However, the virus can infect older people. Over 70 years people have risk to be infected by the virus. The vaccine can be given to adult, too. Emotional stress and physical stress are the shingle causes, too. However, it’s rare because the chemical released by the body prevent the virus reactivation. Bone-marrow transplant increases the risk of virus infection, too. The decreased of human body system is weak during the bone transplantation.
The early shingle symptoms are having headache or dizziness. Feeling burning, numbness, itchiness, or tingling on the skin is felt on the affected area. The body feeling is getting unwell and uncomfortable. The body will have high temperature, too or getting high fever.
The following symptoms are body pain and the emergence of red rash on the body. If these symptoms appeared, people should ask medical advice. Early treatment can reduce the severity of the shingle illness later. Self-care treatment is the most suggested. Using the lose clothes, keeping the rash clean, and using cool compress make the symptoms lighter. Antiviral medication is needed for severe shingle case. Chicken pox symptoms treatment with medication can cause side effects such as feeling sick, diarrhea, and vomiting.