Before the shingles rash appears, a patient can experience burning, pain, tickling, tingling and numbness on the chest or back, according to WebMD. These symptoms may also occur on the face, head, neck, belly, arms or le... More »

Shingles can occur in the mouth, on the face and around the eyes and ears, according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Triggered by the same virus that causes chicken pox, shingles is primarily found in a narrow ... More »

Acetaminophen, aspirin and ibuprofen are commonly recommended to minimize the pain associated with a shingles outbreak, according to WebMD. In some cases, ongoing pain medication may be needed to manage pain for months o... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

The first signs of a shingles rash are unusual sensations in the affected area, including numbness, burning, tingling, sensitivity to touch or pain, explains Mayo Clinic. The pain of these initial symptoms can be quite s... More »

Shingles is a viral infection that affects a small portion of the body, resulting in pain, burning and numbness, followed by the appearance of a red rash after a few days, according to Mayo Clinic. The rash eventually fo... More »

Shingles pain unaccompanied by the shingles rash is uncommon but still possible, according to Mayo Clinic. Known as zoster sine herpete, this type of shingles occurs more often in elderly patients and can be more difficu... More »

The most common health issue that occurs following shingles is post-herpetic neuralgia, a condition characterized by severe pain in the areas where the shingles rash was located, according to the Centers for Disease Cont... More »