A painful rash and bloating tends to occur on one side of the body as an early symptom, usually on the trunk or face. There may be pain, numbness or tingling in the area for 2-4 days before the rash appears. Pain or numbness may persist, sometimes for as long as a year after the rash is gone. Damage can occur to the eyes or other organs involved during a demonstration of shingles symptoms and pain. One of the most common complications is represented by severe pain, often almost intolerable, who disappeared one month after the healing of skin vesicles or may recur and are classified as post-herpetic neuralgia. Such pain can persist for months and years and associated with a significant impairment of quality of life and a major psychological impact. It is unclear why such pain occurring only in some people.