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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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By Krissyboo04
My husband was diagnosed with shingles about 10 years ago. The rash have appeared the same place all these year, on h...
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By kedarsaw
Hello Everybody! Here is the summary of my symptoms: July/August 2013- Episcleritis of an eye (I don't remember whi...
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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 Quita12615
I'm 24 pregnant with my second child. I had Shingles a little less than a yr ago.Is it possible that I can get it ag...
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By GrammaJoz
Been in sever pain (12 days) in my foot, ankle, groin, hip, and butt. Dr. insists it's a pinched nerve and has been t...
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By chrysty1209
I have an itchy, painful, burning rash on the upper portion of my left breast. I've been using benedryl, hydro cream...
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By smackman
I went to a Urologist because of a issue I have had with penis tip irritation for over 2 years. When I 1st woke up wi...
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By grampen
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 BritishFemale
Hi I'm just wondering if anyone can advise me, I got shingles when I was 23, I got them all down my right side and ev...
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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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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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