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By PHNitch
My Mom is 78 years old and got shingles 3 months ago in her eye. Once the shingles cleared she has had severe itch o...
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Debbic715Sep 01
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By israsue
3 weeks ago I got shingles. In 48 hours started valtrex for 10 days. Rash dried up, some aching remains. Got worse a...
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By Debbic715
Continuing on valcyclovir after 3 weeks by Debbic715, 20 hours I saw a doctor after i had shingles for a week and...
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By Marmal53
What kind of UK Goverment do we have? restricting shingles vaccine to people 70yrs-79yrs old? I was 45yrs old when I ...
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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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diane493Aug 18
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By diane493
I had my Shingles Vaccine 16 days ago with no problems other than a pink spot. After my shower today I noticed a ras...
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diane493Aug 18
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By Sreejol
HI, MY 7YR OLD SON HAD RASHES AROUND NECK AND ELBOW.IT LOOKS LIKE A CLUSTER OF PIMPLES.IT'S ALMOST A WEEK. IS THIS SK...
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By cam817 Blank
Hi I have suffered for years with numbness to my legs, feet. Family doctors all said it is in your head and you don't...
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By kiwiscot
My Dad has suffered nerve damage from having shingles. At first they thought it was Bells palsy but later confirmed i...
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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 needtoknow321 Blank
Hi all, I recently tested positive for shingles from a PCR swab taken from a small cluster of lesions(bout 10cent pi...
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By ChristinaJP
I had shinlges about a month ago from the center of my chest, across my breast and nipple, arm pit and a big patch al...
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By TattooGurl
I wonder how many times you can get shingles, I had a nasty case about 10 years ago. Yesterday when I was taking a sh...
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By dac122
All, I am now living with the classic symptoms of Postherpetic Neuralgia in both feet and ankles. I have been thr...
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By Nolleca
Ten days Go I had a shingle shot. They administered it in my muscle. Now I have severe shoulder pain and my teres...
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By Ericyoung123
Hello, I recently got what I think are shingles, but I'd like to confirm that that is what in fact they are and if I ...
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By chipdee
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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By Seeny Blank
Should new shingles still appear after a week in a half on valtrex? Is that normal
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By shinglefree Blank
Has anyone diagnosed with shingles had an abnormally high ALT and AST level?
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By jamallie Blank
Hi, I'm wondering if anyone has had shingles in their mouth. I've recently developed shingles for the first time and...
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