What you should know about shingles disease: its causes, symptoms and prevention – Univision

According to Dr. Edgar Chavez of Universal Community Health, the first symptoms of shingles begin with an itchy, painful rash made up of welts that usually appear as a single band on one side of the body, such as the torso, legs, arms, or chest. on the face, “it is very dangerous because the virus can also get into the eyes and a person could even lose their sight.”