Shingles is also identified as Herpes Zoster or Zoster, it is type of disease that cause like chicken pox and it is extremely irritating and painful in nature. In medical terms, a person who gets triggered to this condition may face various problems and symptoms. In this disease the most common sign are the big blisters that develop on skin which is caused due to virus infection named as "Varicella Zoster Virus" or "VZV." This disease is responsible for causing chickenpox, which mainly one has to suffer during childhood. There is an eminent risk that an individual have to suffer from the problem of chicken pox in their earlier days are most probably to suffer from the Shingles symptoms too. However, majority of the people don't known what is shingles and then the question arise in mind is, is shingles contagious? According to the experts, many researches were done to get the solution on this query. An individual who earlier suffered from the chicken pox, the infection of the Varicella Zoster Virus remain in their body even after recovered from it. Shingles disease arises when these "VZV" viruses get just the precise conditions contributing for resurfacing and growing. This usually occurs when an individual holds a very weak immunity system or he is exceedingly stressed. In this disease, there are many risk factors that a victim should face and suffer in different stages. After all the research, it is concluded that shingles contagious and it spreads to others persons if get contacted to it. There are various Shingles Symptoms that occur different in different stages and are noticeable.
Following are the symptoms that cause a person when triggered to this disease, it includes:-
* Headache * Red rashes * Pain * Burning * Tingling * Tickling * Discomfort occurs on back, chest, head, leg, arm, neck, belly, and more. * Fever * Stomachache * Tenderness and swelling of lymph nodes * Fluid filled blisters * Chills * Diarrhea
Above were the shingles symptoms that are visible because it appears on all over the body of a victim. And if this signs remains untreated for a longer period of time in the body, then it can cause to various complications. According to the expert, there is no particular method for treating the Shingles Contagious. So as soon you notice the above symptoms, an immediate consult to doctor is must to verify is it acne or shingles for further treatment. There are antiviral medicines available such as valacyclovir, acyclovir, and famciclovir, this medications does not cure totally but helps to reduce the pain. In Shingles Treatment, a victim should follow some methods and tips for treating this disease, it includes:-
* One should take proper care of the skin and sores by not scratching blisters and also by keeping it clean. * Medication like antiviral should be taken only under doctor's prescription which helps to cure the rashes. * Rub ice on the infected area to reduce the symptoms of burning, irritation, and itchiness. * Do not use cosmetics that contain high chemicals for patching the affected skin area.
If a person follows the shingles treatment properly, definitely one can get effectual result that reduces the signs of this disease.