Physicians Who Treat Herpes Zoster Near Gainesville, GA
Shingles (herpes zoster) is an infection caused by the virus responsible for chicken pox. Shingles initially causes a painful, red rash that is usually located on one side of the body. This rash is followed by small, fluid-filled blisters. The blisters dry up in a few days and form crusts that typically fall off after two to three weeks.