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I had shingles in October 2016, and now have PHN. Mine was on my back/shoulder/chest area. At least that's where the pain was. I had almost no rash, just a few tiny dots. So mine is the slightly different one where there is essentially no rash. Yet I had a low-grade fever, extreme pain, fatigue etc. Most people think shingles as getting the pain and the rash. But the more I think of it, it seems there are more variations. Some people seem to get recurring rashes on their face, but not necessarily with the incredible pain that the chest/waist/leg areas seem to cause. Others have shingles on their buttocks, also recurring, but I believe also with more symptoms of tingling and burning, not the extreme pain. Then there's the facial shingles which also affects the Trigeminal Nerve, which seems to be one of the worst types.
Can anyone chime in and either clarify or disagree with this?
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