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Re: Poison Ivy vs Shingles

Subject: Re: Poison Ivy vs Shingles
Author: Dr. D
Date: 5/27/2003 3:30 am
Views: 7510
Status: Approved
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Poison oak is an alergic reaction while the shingles (Herpes zoster) is a viral infection. The shingles would be accompanied by sharp stinging that shouldn't be present in a poison oak rash. Also shingles could be an indication of a stressed/suppressed immune system. If you have any doubts you should see your physician.

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Poison Ivy vs Shingles (Approved)Penny5/26/2003 8:19 pm
  Re: Poison Ivy vs Shingles (Approved)Betsy D.5/27/2003 0:06 am
  Re: Poison Ivy vs Shingles (Approved)Dr. D5/27/2003 3:30 am
    Re: Poison Ivy vs Shingles (Approved)Betsy D.5/27/2003 10:22 am