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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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By olive95 Blank
Hi, I have shingles on my back at the moment (upper left hand side) and this has been diagnosed by the doctor. I ...
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By olive95 Blank
Hi, I have shingles on my back at the moment (upper left hand side) and this has been diagnosed by the doctor. I ...
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rickybobby16May 16, 2013
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By rickybobby16 Blank
I am trying to figure out what these bumps/sores are, on my inner right thigh. it began with me at work, and i starte...
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mkh9May 14, 2013
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By sharom373 Blank
Hi, I met a girl that told me she is having Herpes Zonder. She said she might had been infected at her work plac...
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PraneethMay 05, 2013
17mthssober275Apr 12, 2013
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By Praneeth Blank
I have a question regarding my Hiv status. I had an sexual unprotected with a woman whom I met on a day and she lo...
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By melmel4ever Blank
I think I might have eczema... but I'm not sure. At first I thought it was psyrosis or warts, and the doctor at the t...
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By Lozis Blank
Has anyone here ever had reoccurring shingles? Everyone that I've spoken to has told me that shingles don't reoccur b...
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17mthssober275Apr 12, 2013
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By changeoflifestlye Blank
I was recently diagnosed with shingles after a Dr's visit. The rash covered my periorbital area, elbows, a portion of...
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17mthssober275Apr 12, 2013
CaryopterisMar 27, 2013
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By dester4 Blank
dester4 I have Herpes Zoster and was wondering if the Shingles vaccine can help some. As i get older the Valtrex se...
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clintoncerejoMar 26, 2013
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By Mish66 Blank
Something went in my eye,9 days ago pain has increased. No ointments are working and after 9 days left eye and face ...
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By swatguy Blank
To begin eight months ago i had a recent scare of HSV2. I'm glad to say that after three negative igg results, Im re...
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By confused940 Blank
Around 12/15/12, I had severe right leg pain and tenderness for 2 days before I broke out with shingles that started ...
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lumen881Mar 07, 2013
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By 9runn1 Blank
Hi, I'm a 42 year old male. i have had a female friend, 38, for 5-6 years. the other day we were talking and i had m...
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By ClairB73 Blank
My son had shingles about 2 years ago when he was about 6/7 years old. My 11 year old daughter has just developed it ...
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diane493Feb 18, 2013
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By diane493 Blank
About 5 years ago I had a raw area on my leg from where a pair of high top shoes rubbed me. I used neosporin on it s...
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CaryopterisFeb 10, 2013
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By beej201 Blank
I had shingles shot 3 days ago deveoped 3 inch hard spot-tender and warm today the redness and heat have spread and ...
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ireneoJan 23, 2013
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By ireneo Blank
A year or more ago I had intense itching, no rash. Then a rash broke out on my right side, spread all the way from be...
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ElryanoJan 19, 2013
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ElryanoJan 17, 2013
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By Elryano Blank
Hey whatsup guys... my name is Ryan, i'm 19... and i've had 2 experiences with Shingles. The first outbreak was about...
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opus88Jan 19, 2013
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By carolT Blank
This is more of a statement than question but if it saves one person then it is worthwhile. In April 2011 I began br...
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carolTJan 15, 2013
CaryopterisJan 09, 2013
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By Sher1970 Blank
I was diagnosed with shingles yesterday on my right cheek. It was caught too late for early treatment. I am currently...
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