Shingles contagious disease is also known as Herpes Zoster or Zoster. It is a medical condition in which you get painful blisters on your skin. Shingles contagious disease is commonly caused by a virus, ‘Vercelli Zoster Virus,’ which also causes chickenpox in the human body. Don’t be confused with sexually transmitted disease herpes simplex, as they are not the same condition. The highest risk of developing shingles contagious generate in any person who has had chickenpox in childhood. Even after chickenpox gets recovered, then also the VZV virus remains in the patient’s body for the rest of his or her life. Shingles contagious disease is believed as revisiting chickenpox. It generates when you have been under a lot of stress or has immune system problems such as AIDS, or chemotherapy treatments of cancer.
In the beginning of the disease, a person may have a low temperature fever that is usually not noticed. Because painful areas on the skin, person gets fever. The painful blisters appear that burst open and begin to leak fluid. While that stage the shingles is most contagious. Singles contagious gets spread via person to person contact, a person who had not chickenpox, if get into the contact of shingles person; then that person will get chickenpox, which could lead to having shingles later in their life. The zoster virus is very active in people of middle age, such as their 60s. But it is also true that it has been known to occur in people as young as or younger than 10 years old, as well as people in their 20s and up. If you have had chickenpox at any age, then it is vulnerable to having a shingles disease at any point of time in your life. To know whether we have shingles disease first checks the symptoms of shingles, which happen in stages. The early shingles symptoms, which include headache, fever, and malaise, are nonspecific. Like some people may feel of having the flu but not have a fever. After sometime you might feel itching, tingling, pricking or burning pain on particular area. Normally a band strip or small area of rash may occur after 1-2 days; which generate on the torso, but it can be appear on face, eyes or other parts of the body. The shingles rash looks like hives, usually herpes zoster results in stripe or belt-like which comes on one part of body.
The shingles treatment is most likely received from your doctor is with an antiviral medication. The shingles treatment sometimes consist steroid to relieve your pain and help you to get better faster. There is no total solution on shingles disease but you can get treatment to make it much less painful and prevent other problems from occurring with the illness. The physician might also prescribe antidepressants, creams for your skin and pain medication as a treatment for your shingles symptoms. Taking care of rashes at home is most important things that you can do on your own for your shingles. There is one more things is used for shingles treatment that is acupuncture, it has been used with great success for some people to relieve the pain of shingles. The very important thing is you need to find treatment at the first sign of shingles to prevent complications from arising and to get started on your treatment plan.