Wide daily temperature range increases risk of shingles

Wide daily temperature range increases risk of shingles


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where we focus on information we do hope will be useful for your everyday life
and it’s fair to say not quite yet anyway but the summer heat
is due to start fading somewhat but the mornings and evenings are definitely
much cooler now with the four winds coming in so with this wide daily
temperature range weakening our immune systems doctors are saying they are
seeing more conditions like shingles coming in via patients to their
hospitals our park se-young with more a painful rash that turns into itchy
blisters this is the most common symptom of shingles caused by the same virus
responsible for chickenpox the virus remains hidden in the body of
a person who has had chickenpox and becomes reactivated when the immune
system is weakened in the body’s immune system tends to weaken during seasonal
changes which come with big differences between the daily high and low
temperatures the painful rash can appear almost anywhere on the body but it most
commonly affects the torso and the face before the rash develops there can be
other symptoms like muscle aches and burning on the skin blisters from the
rash usually scab over after a week and clear up within two to four weeks
however even if the rash has disappeared the accompanying pain can get worse due
to neural damage depending on the affected area of the virus can also
result in meningitis blindness and facial paralysis this is why people with
the symptoms of shingles must get diagnosed and treated within 72 hours
shingles requires antiviral medication and nerve blocks to manage the pain
shingles can occur in anyone who has had chickenpox and it is especially
prevalent in older adults those over fifty years of age were with weakened
immune systems are recommended to get a shingles vaccine children and adults who
have never had chickenpox should receive two doses of the chickenpox vaccine and
because shingles is on the rise among younger adults experts recommend that
people stay fit by exercising and that they avoid overworking and stress park
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