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WELCOME TO THE SHINGLES COMMUNITY: This Patient-To-Patient Community is for discussions relating to Shingles such as: Causes, Chicken Pox, Complications, Diagnosis, Medications, Prevention, Prognosis, Research, Risk Factors, Self Care, Symptoms Tests, Treatment, Vaccines, Varicella Zoster Virus, VZV and Warning Signs.

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By Ddee19
Hi, What is the difference between monosegmental and multisegmental herpes zoster?
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By rachelkenn
Hi I've starter with sore mouth few lumps thatr swollen glands under my lip started with a spot on my lip I squeezeed...
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By rachelkenn
Hi I've starter with sore mouth few lumps thatr swollen glands under my lip started with a spot on my lip I squeezeed...
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By Lauraann864
I can't tell if i have just a rash or something more. I got a row of bumps on my upper chest that have now all scabed...
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By vGolf
Let me preface this by saying I am terrified of doctors at the moment. I had a melanoma removed a couple of years ago...
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By jj8008
I just got a painful shingles rash on my back. I can't get treatment for it. About a month ago, the doctor prescrib...
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By Reinergal Blank
I am ( was) a very active 52 year old. 6 months ago I started having an intense itching in my feet. A couple days lat...
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By Reinergal Blank
I am ( was) a very active 52 year old. 6 months ago I started having an intense itching in my feet. A couple days lat...
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By chipdee Blank
I noticed a rash on my inner left thigh 2 days ago, this morning it had become extremely painful and had spread acros...
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TeacherTNJun 16, 2015
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By grampen Blank
I'm a 55 yr. old woman who has gotten over the shingles on the right side of my face/head and has affected my eye, if...
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By TeacherTN Blank
I'm seeking someone who has had PHN. Last February (2015) I came down with an incredible case of shingles. It was on ...
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livn_learnnJun 07, 2015
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By purplecrayonnits Blank
Hi, firstly I've had both chicken pox and shingles and know its rare to get it a third time but following months of h...
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By livn_learnn Blank
Looking for feedback from a current antiviral user...... Anyone as using antiviral, valcyclovir (valtrex) or acyclovi...
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By Tetaray Blank
Any suggestions for relief from extreme itching after shingles? Rash is gone, and pain has gone also. However, 9 we...
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livn_learnnMay 31, 2015
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By pierre_melaku Blank
I am a 32-year old male, and I only started having sex only a couple of years ago. I have been having protected vagin...
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By olive95 Blank
Hi, I have shingles on my back at the moment (upper left hand side) and this has been diagnosed by the doctor. I ...
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By MikeMexMon Blank
I am a 37 year old man, 3 years ago I suffered a herpes zoster infection . Two months before I got sick from hepatit...
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By bewitched2015 Blank
I went to an acupuncturist and during my acupuncture session with him, he stuck about 5 or 6 needles in my head, whic...
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jemma116Apr 30, 2015
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By Occupant Blank
First off, I know what Shingles are and how painful they can be, I have some of that almost every year. But this seem...
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By justkeepswimbikerunning Blank
More of a use case than a question, although there is a question at the end. I'm an early 40 YO male, marathon runne...
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