We found 4 providers with an interest in shingles and who accept MultiPlan PPO near Lumberton, NJ.

Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1636 Route 38; Lumberton Plaza
Lumberton, NJ
 

Dr. Chidinma Arole practices general obstetrics & gynecology. Her clinical interests include menopause, vaginal vault suspension, and female incontinence. Dr. Arole is professionally affiliated with Virtua Memorial Hospital. She honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. She graduated from Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Arole trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan for her residency.

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All Interests: Female Incontinence, Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, Cervix ... (Read more)

Dr. Christina L Chao, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1617 Route 38
Lumberton, NJ
 

Dr. Christina Chao is a physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. These areas are among her clinical interests: menopause, vaginal vault suspension, and female incontinence. She studied medicine at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Chao is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chao honors.

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Dr. Amy J Siegel, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1617 Route 38
Lumberton, NJ
 

Dr. Amy Siegel, who practices in Lumberton, NJ and Medford, NJ, is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. She attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Lankenau Medical Center. These areas are among Dr. Siegel's clinical interests: menopause, vaginal vault suspension, and pre-eclampsia. Her average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Siegel honors.

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Dr. Monica T Agar, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1617 Route 38
Lumberton, NJ
 

Dr. Monica Agar's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Agar include menopause, vaginal vault suspension, and pre-eclampsia. Her average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. She takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Albany Medical College for medical school, she completed her residency training at Cooper University Hospital.

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What is Shingles?

Shingles is an infection that is characterized by painful rashes. It can occur anywhere in the body, but it most commonly appears on one side of the torso as a stripe of red rashes. Other symptoms include itchiness, fluid-filled blisters that break open, fever, and fatigue. Shingles is caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which is the same virus responsible for chickenpox. If you had chickenpox as a child, the virus stays inside your body and may reappear as shingles later in life, especially when your immune system is not strong enough to fight the virus. Shingles most often affects people over 50, and the risk of getting the disease rises with age.

A person who has shingles can pass it onto others who have not had chickenpox if they get in direct contact with the open sores of the rash. As a precaution, you should avoid contact with pregnant women or newborns if you have shingles. While there is no cure for this disease, medications may help reduce pain and speed up the healing process. Bathing with cool water and applying cool compresses on your rashes and blisters can temporarily relieve itchiness.

A shingles vaccine is available for people who are 50 or older. The vaccine is given as a single injection containing a live virus, so you should not get the vaccine if your immune system is weak. Getting vaccinated does not guarantee total protection against shingles, but it will likely decrease the severity of the disease.

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