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There is no way to know when
shingles will strike.
Almost all Australian adults are at risk of shingles.
Shingles is a common condition and the risk of shingles and its complications increases with age.Find out more
Shingles pain can be excruciating and has been described as burning or stabbing.
The pain can disrupt your sleep and everyday life.Find out more
Shingles can cause long term nerve damage that can last for months or even years.
Up to 20% of shingles sufferers may develop long-term nerve pain (postherpetic neuralgia (PHN)).
For more information about shingles please talk to your doctorFind out more
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