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Resource Guide for Shingles


NIAID Office of Communications and Public Liaison
6610 Rockledge Drive
MSC 6612
Bethesda, MD 20892-6612
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Look here for information about a variety of allergies, infections, and skin conditions, including shingles. This site provides a lot of information on research studies, including information for people interested in participating in the Shingles Prevention Study.


24 E. 64th Street
New York, NY 10021
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This website has several fact sheets about chicken pox, shingles, and postherpetic neuralgia, as well as a section answering frequently asked questions about these conditions. You can also look up information on current research studies, find out about upcoming conferences and symposia concerning research on varicella-zoster virus, and read a newsletter detailing recent research findings about varicella-zoster and the conditions it causes.

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1 Treatments for Shingles condition indepth
3 Symptoms of Shingles condition indepth
4 Screening for Shingles condition indepth
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12 Diagnosis of Shingles condition indepth
13 Shingles condition

Shingles is a painful infection of the nerves and skin....

Ramsay Hunt syndrome is a set of symptoms caused by the shingles virus. The virus infects a specific set of nerves that affect the ear, mouth, skin, and muscles of the fa...

Meningitis occurs when the lining of the brain and spinal cord (meninges) becomes inflamed. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), a clear fluid that surrounds and protects the brain...

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a disorder of the trigeminal nerve (cranial nerve 5) that causes severe, shooting pain along one side of the face. The trigeminal nerve sense...