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TCM & Acupuncture Therapies for Herpes Zoster

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Shingles, also known as Herpes zoster is caused by the varicella-zoster virus. This is a pathogen that infects the nerves of certain parts of the skin. This condition is marked by a bunch of vesicular eruptions that is painful. These eruptions are known as Che Chuan Chuang (meaning snake cluster sores) in Chinese medicine.

Symptoms and Signs

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February 26th, 2015 at 12:23 am

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