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sambriwil 04-13-2008 11:09 AM

herpes zoster (shingles)
i have heard that most people get shingles around their waste and they occur around the age of 50, but i have had shingles in my eyebrow only on the left side of my face and im only fresh into college. still just a kid!!!!

anyone else have this problem on their face?!?!?!?

NerveEnding 04-14-2008 10:29 PM

Re: herpes zoster (shingles)
I am not writing this to scare you, but if you truly have shingles around the eyebrow, you should see a doctor immediately; if the shingles attacks the eye you could go blind.

Although it is unusual to have it at your age, it is possible. A variety of blood tests will need to be done.

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