Do you have a rash? Has your skin turned red or does it have an irritation? And are you confused about whether you have shingles or hives? Well, not to worry. A lot of people confuse the two because they both have similar symptoms.
But they’re not the same. Shingles is spread by a virus, while hives are associated with allergies. Hives can also be caused by exposure to extreme temperatures, as well as some types of infections. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg.