2. Systemic Symptoms

Usually, a few days before shingles physically manifests, the infected person experiences systemic symptoms such as fever, chills, fatigue, headache, and a burning sensation at the site of the shingles rash. Numbing or itching sensations and hypersensitivity can also develop. Some people become very unwell while others do not have any symptoms at all.

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