Videos – experts explain shingles & Irvin shares his personal story.
Discover more about shingles (a skin disease that causes blisters and pain) with these videos.
Shingles – explained
A doctor explains shingles symptoms, treatments and vaccination. This video also includes a personal story – Irvin talks about his experience with shingles.
Shingles is a blistery, painful rash caused by the chickenpox virus – this virus can lay dormant in your body for years. Shingles arises when you're feeling run down, have other infections, are under stress, or when your body's immune system is limited by medications or other immune deficiencies. However, treating shingles quickly can reduce intensity and complications. Discover more with Dr Grant Blashki in this video.
(Family Doctor, Australia, 2015)