Medical News Today: What are some home remedies for shingles?

Shingles is a viral infection that causes a rash, which can be painful. There are several home remedies that may provide relief from the symptoms. These include chamomile, witch hazel, and oat baths. Different treatments may be more effective for different people. Learn more about natural treatments for shingles here.
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Shingles is a skin condition that is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. Shingles results in a painful rash that may also burn or itch. It typically appears on the torso but can develop on the face and affect the eyes. Treatments include antiviral drugs. Learn more about shingles on the face here.
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