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Age Page - Shingles  External Link

This fact sheet provides an overview on shingles, a disease that affects nerves and causes pain and blisters in adults. ... Details >

National Institute on Aging Information Center

NIH Senior Health: Shingles - Frequently Asked Questions

This page links to frequently asked questions about shingles in older adults. Questions cover what shingles is, who gets shingles, what causes shingles, why shingles is so painful, and more.... Details >

National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health


A general overview of shingles that includes a description of the disorder, treatment, prognosis and research information. Suggested reading for more in-depth information, a list of referrals where us... Details >

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health

Shingles: NIAID

Shingles is caused by the varicella-zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. After an attack of chickenpox, the virus lies dormant in the nerve tissue. As we get older, it is possible for ... Details >

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health