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Feb123Nov 26, 2014
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By Krissyboo04 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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 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 BritishFemale Blank
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 Blank
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, 2014
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By israsue Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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, 2014
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By diane493 Blank
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, 2014
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By Sreejol Blank
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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SLW1959Aug 16, 2014
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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 Blank
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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Feb123Jun 26, 2014
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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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