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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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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 needles sticking me in these red spots and various places all over my body. Then I became ill like the flu with low fev...
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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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I have had shingles a few times but this seems like something else I have pain under my left ear that runs down the neck hurts to touch, and a rash also fevor blisters
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My little niece, 8 years old, needs your help please. She was diagnosed with “a variety of herpes virus, maybe shingles” back in September, and was very ill with lots of pain and a rash, though eventually it cleared up. However for the...
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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 body. It feels awful and I will go to my doctor but could this be shingles or is this to early for shingles?
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I had shingles two months ago and have been left with nerve pain and a swollen stomach. Xrays and cat scan came back negative. Has anyone else had this problem?
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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. I already has the rash by the time i went to docs. Finished my course of acyclovir and the rash has nearly went away but...
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Hi iv been geting shingles on the back of my legs on and off for years now still have not found any thing that helps with the nerv pain I get befor they come I gey in side of my face and goes down ro my leg any one els experience th...
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Hello, i'm new here, so please forgive me if my format is not correct. My dad has rashes spreading across his body. I think it is shingles, but I can't be sure. Any help would be greatly appropriated. Thank you
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So my sister thinks she has shingles. She has all these red bumps on her skin i dont if she is just thinking she has it but should she go to the doctors and get it checked out?
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I am 32 M and had psoriasis for few years. Last year I changed my diet to a super healthy - fruits, veggies, juicing, salads, nuts, fish, lean chicken, no wheat, no alcohol/drugs/smoking, along with working out and stuff. So I assume my ...
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I have had shingles, pityriasis rosea, and most recently developed severe rosacea on my face. I'm an otherwise healthy 22 year old female. Is there some sort of connection here I'm missing? Has anyone else experienced multiples of these ...
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Hi, I developed a patch of blisters on my breast yesterday and I today I noticed that i developed other blisters on my upper arm. Please help. At the moment the blisters are not itchy but my armpit is a bit sore. Could this be shingles o...
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Does anyone get severe redness and burning with their post herpetic neuralgia, no rash, just severe redness.
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Go to gallixa.com for post herpetic neuralgia, cream did wonders for my pain where nothing else helped, epidurals, patches, pain meds. buy this cream. unbelievable.
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I'll start off by saying that I've never had the chickenpox to my knowledge and think I was even vaccinated as a kid. Last week I started getting headaches everyday and had some neck pain that felt like a kink or pulled mucsle on the lef...
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Please help! I went on a bike ride about 3 weeks ago (200 miles). After the first day I started getting a rash right on the waist line of my shorts below my belly button. It itched so a scratched it of course. :) It became about a 3...
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Diagnosed with shingles 3 days ago. My husband noticed a small rash on my upper back. My daughter had her baby five days ago and i was around baby every day. I took care of her three year old and now she has chicken pox. She's furious at...
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I'm 45 and my husband noticed a small quarter size rash 3 days ago on upper back, I had no symptoms at all then the day after he noticed I woke up with the flu symptoms, sore all over and the rash started to burn and to even lay on it an...
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When I was 15 I got a bad sunburn on my chest and developed this rash of burning pain and itchiness. My pediatrician at the time diagnosed it as shingles. It was on the center of my chest and as far as i know it didnt move left or right ...
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