i am about 5 days into a case of shingles which is on my left rib/chest area. I have started experiencing extreme sensitivity/pain in my scalp only on the left side, with shooting pain extending down to my ear. I am wondering if this new scalp/ear sensitivity is related to the shingles, either the condition or the meds. Thanks for
Shingles are painful.
The pain you are experiencing in your scalp and ear may be referred pain from your rib and chest shingles.
You may want to seek consult with your physician if it is worrisome.
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