I think my son has the shingles and we need

Patient

Q: I think my son has the shingles and we need to know what to do

Symptoms:  Red welps rash on his sides and some on his lower back around his waist
Doctor

A:   Thank you for writing to us.

Shingles is a infection which affects only one dermatome. People get lesions after you have an infection of chicken pox which lives in the cell body of the nerve. Then, you will get the chicken pox virus spreading through the nerve. Please see a Doctor to confirm the diagnosis. All the best.

Hope this helps you.

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