Advertisement

My Story, My Diagnosis: Nancy's Story

Nancy experienced a shingles infection in January of 2018. In this video, she shares her story, including her initial symptoms, her visit to the emergency room and how the shingles rash spread to her eyelid, nose and mouth before clearing up.

Medically reviewed in April 2020.

Featured Content

article

What You Need To Know About Shingles

Understand your risk for this painful and highly contagious rash—anyone can catch the virus that causes shingles.
article

If You Had Chickenpox, You May Also Develop Shingles—Here's How

Learn about the chickenpox virus and how it's related to shingles.
article

Getting the Shingles Vaccine at Your Pharmacy

Learn how a trip to your local pharmacy can protect you against a painful shingles infection.
article

Getting a Flu Shot? Get the Shingles Vaccine, Too

Getting the vaccines together is safe and you can get both at the pharmacy.
video

Shingles: Up Close and Personal 360-degree Virtual Reality Video

Get an up-close look at how shingles moves from nerve fibers to the skin to cause a painful, blistering rash.