Is Your Rash Actually Shingles? w/ Dr. Mamina Turegano
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If you've ever joined a Facebook group and uploaded a picture of a crazy, bumpy rash and someone told you to just put a cream on it, there's no shame here. However, some people may actually have shingles, and you can't just "put a cream on it"! In honor of National Shingles Awareness Month and Week, I wanted to bring in an amazing expert on the topic to dish out the facts and what to watch out for. My guest today is Mamina Turegano, MD,. She's a triple board-certified dermatologist, internist, and dermatopathologist practicing at Sanova Dermatology in the greater New Orleans area specializing in medical and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Turegano has a special interest in evaluating how nutrition, lifestyle, sleep, and other environmental factors can play a significant role in inflammation, aging, and cancer. She is a recent graduate of the Integrative Dermatology Certificate Program. In addition to providing skincare tips and knowledge on dermatological conditions through her social media platforms, she shares her Japanese mom’s anti-aging tips, which incorporate holistic and traditional Japanese beauty practices. Have you ever had shingles? How did you find out, and what did you do for it? Share with the community in the comments below! In this episode: What are shingles + how is it different from chickenpox? Is shingles just an "old person's" health issue? Signs + symptoms of a shingles outbreak Possible triggers for shingles Treatment options for shingles Are shingles contagious + who should be cautious around someone with shingles? Can you get shingles multiple times? Quotes "Stress... I would say that's probably the number one trigger is stress." [6:35] "Eczema herpeticum is actually related to herpes simplex. So different variant, but it can look similar if eczema herpeticum is localized to one area." [21:52] Links Follow Dr. Mamina on Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | tiktok Check out Dr. Mamina on her website Healthy Skin Show ep. 106: What The Heck Is Eczema Herpeticum? w/ Abby Lai
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