Have you ever had chickenpox or the chickenpox vaccine? If so, be sure to watch this month’s video. Anyone who’s had chickenpox (or the vaccine) can get shingles, so it’s important to know the signs. Getting medical help within 72 hours can make the symptoms milder and shorter. In this video, you’ll also find out:

  • Who should get the shingles vaccine
  • What you can do to relieve the pain if you get shingles

Shingles: Pain management (2:52)

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What Dermatologists Tell their Patients

Treatment for shingles is strongly recommended. Without it, many people have pain, numbness, itching, and tingling that can last for months — or years.

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Your child’s eczema story could help other children

To help parents care for a child who has eczema; the Academy will publish a multimedia guide. We’re looking for inspiring tips from parents. Have you found a certain treatment that works for your child? Do you have a creative way to overcome an eczema trigger? Has teaming up with a dermatologist helped your child?Your insight could mean relief for many children living with eczema.Please take a few minutes to share your child’s eczema story.

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