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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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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 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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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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By fransella Blank
I need to know if shingles always has blisters? I first had red spots on the top of my hand. Then pain that felt like...
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By mariposa666999 Blank
I have severe pain below my left ear that runs down my neck and rash on neck and chest and a fevor blister
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By mariposa666999 Blank
I have had shingles a few times but this seems like something else I have pain under my left ear that runs down the n...
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By Janiegu32 Blank
My little niece, 8 years old, needs your help please. She was diagnosed with “a variety of herpes virus, maybe shing...
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By mistake789 Blank
Hello I am a 20 year old male and I have been feeling pins and needle feelings in my arms and legs and in my whole bo...
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By billyjo13 Blank
I had shingles two months ago and have been left with nerve pain and a swollen stomach. Xrays and cat scan came back ...
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By Jeb8888 Blank
Hi, i'm a 25 year old male. About two weeks ago i got told by my doctor i had shingles and was prescribed acyclovir. ...
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By 1234onbaby5 Blank
Hi iv been geting shingles on the back of my legs on and off for years now still have not found any thing that hel...
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