You means "Zona". It is called Shingles and it is caused by Varicella zoster viruse the same virus that causes varicella. when the varicella virus causes varicella it remains dormant in basal ganglia to be activated again and causing shingle which is called " Zona" it can be activated during periods of stress or during a period of weak immune system, it causes rash in a dermatomal distribution and lesions are so painful and hot. Unfortunately you cannot get rid if the virus because it remain dormant to be activated in a certain the treatment is usually supportive with pain killer
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