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What You Need to Know about Shingles

One of the most important aspects of good skin health is getting treated for the right condition. While this may sound like an obvious statement, too many people treat every skin rash the same or don’t treat it at all, simply assuming it will go away on its own, and this can lead to serious complications, particularly if the rash is hidden in a less noticeable area like the scalp and is not detected and treated until it has progressed. In reality, every rash is unique, and having a better understanding of the most likely culprits can help you know when to seek medical attention. Today, we’re taking a closer look at shingles.

01.11.16 What You Need to Know about Shingles Infographic

Educating yourself about risks to your health is the first step toward living a healthier life. For more information about a wide variety of other dermatological conditions to look out for, explore our website and follow Dermatology Associates of Atlanta (DAA) on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. Or, if you have skin symptoms you’re concerned about, it’s best to be on the safe side and schedule an appointment at DAA.