Pain and numb in lower right side and lower back

Patient

Q: I have had a history of shingles and i thought they were coming back. i was feeling the symptons in my back on the right side a little lower than usual. I dont blister I just get specs and a small rash, but the pain is very intense. I woke kup the other night and this area was extremelly warm. Now my side is num b around the love handle area. COULD THIS BE SHINGLES

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