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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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Life360Aug 08, 2013
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By cursedbody Blank
When I was 15 I got a bad sunburn on my chest and developed this rash of burning pain and itchiness. My pediatrician ...
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tschockJul 19, 2013
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By cherie361 Blank
I am a 74 year old male. A week ago I had a biopsy on my left ear for skin cancer. The next day I came down with a ...
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By libitina Blank
Hi, I currently got diagnosed with shingles yesterday. Which is formed on my left side from my hip to my back. ...
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allmymarblesJul 13, 2013
allmymarblesJun 26, 2013
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By Marriedguy70 Blank
I had chicken pox as a kid. There's a commercial that says I might get shingles. What are my chances? Anything I can ...
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Beth5555Jun 21, 2013
Siddy1Jun 21, 2013
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By Beth5555 Blank
Hi - 2-3 days ago I developed a red, somewhat itchy, irritated rash on my neck in a v pattern - distribution starts u...
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jimmyhoffa808May 28, 2013
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By jimmyhoffa808 Blank
I'm if this is a repeated question as I am still trying to get the hang of using this forum. I did ask this question ...
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JodimoMay 26, 2013
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By Remy9111 Blank
I had my first case of shingles a few weeks ago on my left side--a small cluster of blisters. It wasn't too painful. ...
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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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ECopley85Apr 12, 2013
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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
ClairB73Feb 27, 2013
superbombmomFeb 17, 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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