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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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livn_learnnMay 31, 2015
livn_learnnMay 31, 2015
SANDRACTApr 09, 2015
SANDRACTApr 09, 2015
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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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By mjpaff
Hi, recently i had a blood test to confirm ive never had the chicken pox. Im 47. Should i get the vaccine (its a live...
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By Tikitutu
Am having every symptom I've read about shingles .extreme pain from my right hip to my big toe , headache ,nausea . ...
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Ellad123Feb 23
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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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chrisneedssomehelpNov 21, 2014
shanistoneAug 25, 2014
ChristinaJPJun 02, 2014
foreverfleursApr 18, 2014
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By mariegray Blank
I am experiencing the worst outbreak of zoster sine herpete to date. I have had these outbreaks multiple times per y...
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By rara_avis20
I was diagnosed with shingles over 3 weeks ago. The rash has never broken open or crusted. Is it still contagious? I ...
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By Crzybtch1469 Blank
Everything I have read says You can only give someone Chicken pox? This is not true! I have re accruing Shingles for...
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By Ddee19 Blank
Hi, What is the difference between monosegmental and multisegmental herpes zoster?
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By rachelkenn Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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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ceramicshoeJun 21, 2015
allmymarblesMar 20, 2014
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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
livn_learnnJun 06, 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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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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