The term Zoster is used for defining shingles or herpes. It is a very painful kinds of rash that happens because of zoster virus. One would notice it happens in older and weaker people with very poor immunity levels. The symptoms include fever or body pain along with sensitivity to light. Eventually a rash develops that is very much painful and gradually turns into a group of blisters.
HOW IS ZOSTER DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of Zoster is based on symptoms, physical examination and clinical diagnostics. The dermatologist may examine the affected area and also take a sample of the fluid for biopsy
HOW IS ZOSTER TREATED?
Usual procedures here include oral and topical antiviral medications to control the same. However, make sure that you also avoid scratching the area and wear loose clothes. Being an infectious disease, rest is recommended here for faster healing and infecting others.