According to Medline Plus, shingles can occur in the mouth. Shingles is a reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus, the same virus that causes chicken pox. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

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

Shingles can occur anywhere on the body, including the feet, according to the Mayo Clinic. The Mayo Clinic notes that shingles usually present as a single band of blisters wrapping around one side of the torso. More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions
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A shingles infection that affects the cranial nerves can cause rashes around the ear, on the mouth, and on the face, scalp, and neck, according to WebMD. Shingles is an infection with the varicella-zoster virus, reports ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Signs of shingles in women include burning, pain, tingling and numbness around the site of the rash. These symptoms often occur in the days and weeks before a rash appears, explains WebMD. Flu-like symptoms and tendernes... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The varicella-zoster virus is the viral agent that causes chickenpox and shingles, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. Chickenpox is a contagious childhood disease that only rarely causes severe probl... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The most effective treatment options for shingles are acyclovir, valacyclovir and famciclovir, all of which are prescription antiviral drugs, according to Mayo Clinic. Although there is no cure for shingles as of 2016, t... More » Health Conditions & Diseases