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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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Let me preface this by saying I am terrified of doctors at the moment. I had a melanoma removed a couple of years ago - stage 2 so all fi...
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I just got a painful shingles rash on my back. I can't get treatment for it. About a month ago, the doctor prescribed a 10-day course o...
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I am ( was) a very active 52 year old. 6 months ago I started having an intense itching in my feet. A couple days later the pain started....
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I am ( was) a very active 52 year old. 6 months ago I started having an intense itching in my feet. A couple days later the pain started....
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I noticed a rash on my inner left thigh 2 days ago, this morning it had become extremely painful and had spread across the top of my thig...
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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 I I broke out Sept....
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I'm seeking someone who has had PHN. Last February (2015) I came down with an incredible case of shingles. It was on the left side of my ...
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Hi, firstly I've had both chicken pox and shingles and know its rare to get it a third time but following months of hellish symptoms and ...
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I am a 32-year old male, and I only started having sex only a couple of years ago. I have been having protected vaginal sex for the last ...
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Hi, I have shingles on my back at the moment (upper left hand side) and this has been diagnosed by the doctor. I have a slight pain n...
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I am a 37 year old man, 3 years ago I suffered a herpes zoster infection . Two months before I got sick from hepatitis type A. Recent...
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I went to an acupuncturist and during my acupuncture session with him, he stuck about 5 or 6 needles in my head, which I thought was very...
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More of a use case than a question, although there is a question at the end. I'm an early 40 YO male, marathon runner and triathlete (wi...
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Does aciclovir have penicillin in
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my wife has had the shingles virus for over 70 days the blisters are gone she still has the blotches on her back and stomach. she is stil...
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Is it possible to get a single shingle on the inside of your lip?
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Hello all, My 15 year old daughter was recently diagnosed with Shingles. It's widespread. She had the chicken pox vaccine and a mild ca...
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4 days ago i got a weird stinging sensation on my back, but nothing was visually present. 3 days ago, a tiny red dot was there, where it ...
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can taking a hot shower or bath cause the Shingles to other parts of my body?
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Anyone had any luck with lessening the pain of this,I am so done with this, I have had this horrific burning, gnawing deep intense consta...
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