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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 pierre_melaku
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 MikeMexMon
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
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
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By Occupant
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
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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By antonyhand
Does aciclovir have penicillin in
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By Tetaray
Any suggestions for relief from extreme itching after shingles? Rash is gone, and pain has gone also. However, 9 we...
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Jamie99Jan 17
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By jcb64
my wife has had the shingles virus for over 70 days the blisters are gone she still has the blotches on her back and ...
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By kelz62013
Is it possible to get a single shingle on the inside of your lip?
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thaatguyFeb 21
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By Mygirl3
Hello all, My 15 year old daughter was recently diagnosed with Shingles. It's widespread. She had the chicken pox v...
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thaatguyFeb 21
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By thaatguy
4 days ago i got a weird stinging sensation on my back, but nothing was visually present. 3 days ago, a tiny red dot ...
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By brownbare
can taking a hot shower or bath cause the Shingles to other parts of my body?
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By sunshine1109 Blank
Anyone had any luck with lessening the pain of this,I am so done with this, I have had this horrific burning, gnawing...
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By Crzybtch1469
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 ginger2013
I was diagnosed with Shingles on Dec 23 "down there" inside and on my cervix, on the right side. This is the 2nd time...
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LRonDec 28, 2014
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By jcb64
my wife has had the shingles for 61 days now. the blisters are gone but she still has the red blotches one her. she h...
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LRonDec 28, 2014
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By Ricbarnett21
My wife was diagnosed with shingles Christmas morning and has been taking the anti viral and pain meds prescribed. S...
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jcb64Dec 26, 2014
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By chuckles333
I had shingle a number of years ago and I had a rash along a line from my right abdomen around to the back. It was ac...
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By pkells
Hello All, First post here. I recently had an internal interview which I got myself very stressed out for. After...
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By hunter107 Blank
I have shingle in my vaginal area (inside on the left side) what can I do for the pain its goes all the way up to my ...
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