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11 Common Symptoms of Shingles

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4. Itchy Skin.

One common symptom in allergy season is itchy skin. After all, when allergens affect the skin tissue, this can cause inflammation and dermatitis that can lead to itchy feelings. This is also true of the shingles virus and if you are having a good bout of itchy skin, in addition to any other symptoms, then this could be a sign that you are having a flare up with the virus. Many people tend to use over the counter creams and anti-itch medications for this symptom, but it is always best to talk with your doctor or qualified healthcare provider to ensure you are using the proper products.