You can get shingles on your arm. According to WebMD, a shingles rash can show up anywhere on the body; however, the rash will only appear on one side of the body (the left or the right). More »

Symptoms of shingles can happen anywhere on the outside of the body, reports WebMD. Shingles only appears on one side of the body, the left or the right. The rash-like symptoms usually appear in a band. Symptoms of shing... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Shingles usually develops when the dormant varicella-zoster virus becomes active again, causing fluid-filled blisters to form on the skin. It is also possible for a person to develop shingles after coming into contact wi... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

A shingles rash on the buttocks first appears as blotchy red spots that turn into clusters of fluid filled blisters over the course of several days, says Everyday Health. Although the shingles rash usually appears on the... More »

The shingles vaccine is effective for about six years, and possibly longer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As of 2015, studies are underway to determine the exact length of time the shingles... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

Home remedies for shingles such as cool compresses and baking soda focus on reducing the discomfort of the rash and drying out the sores as quickly as possible. The better care the patient takes of his skin sores, the fa... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

The virus that causes shingles can be spread from a person with active shingles to someone else who has never had chicken pox, the CDC reports. Shingles does not spread directly from one person to another. More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions