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  • Shingles: The Painful Aftermath of Chickenpox

    Shingles is a painful viral infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which is the same virus that causes chickenpox. After a person recovers from chickenpox, the virus remains dormant in the body and can reactivate years later, causing shingles. Shingles typically affects older adults or people with weakened immune systems, and it can cause a…

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