Welcome to Herpes Zoster –Shingles: Information, Support & Conversation.
Herpes Zoster also known more commonly as Shingles is an outbreak of a blister type rash caused by the Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV). This is the same virus that earlier on, prior to us developing Shingles caused us to have Chickenpox. More….
We are here to help you if you are suffering your first bout of Shingles or if you are a recurrent sufferer and are looking for answers and support.
There are also information pages to help you understand Shingles, why it develops and the complications that may arise, such as chronic pain.
We have taken the best information available about Herpes Zoster- Shingles and made it available to you.
The site was started because we know personally the devastating effect that Shingles can cause if it reoccurs or you are left with chronic pain.