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is being extremely tired a side effect/symptom of shingles?

My mother (71) was diagnosed with Shingles and all she wants to do is sleep, is this normal?

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Shingles can cause flu like symptoms, including weakness. Read more here:

http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/shingles/shingles-topic-overview

Take care!

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