The symtoms you mention are similar/appear to be those occuring with Shingles. Shingles often affect those over 50. Shingles appear in individuals who have experienced Chicken Pox - with the conddition lying dorment until a flare-up. Shingles are quite painful and the possibility exists that the condition can be transferred to others. You should see your Primary Physician for a detailed diagnosis and treatment.
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