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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 marklester1 Blank
Today I was diagnosed by a doctor at a walk in clinic with Shingles. I have a rash in a vertical line on the left sid...
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CaryopterisJul 24, 2012
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By cristi450 Blank
II've had a blistered rash on my hip since Sunday. For a week before that my thigh has and is super sensitive, ting...
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Alex1102Jul 23, 2012
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By vsh18 Blank
For the last 3 months I have been having severe pain around my left side under my breast and wrapping around my body....
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dutchgrl69Jul 21, 2012
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By gramps501 Blank
I am a male of 94 yrs.; was diagnosed with the 'shingles' virus about 2009; no cure but left me with no rash, but nu...
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By Momsiex2 Blank
I am 56 years old and am just getting over a case of shingles. The most troubling pain the past few days has been in...
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By smoggy18 Blank
Hi, A week ago I noticed pain in the right hand side of my neck and quickly developed a rash. Not knowing what it wa...
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By leslieg60 Blank
A couple of months ago I got extreme burning and itching that wouldn't go away so I went to the doctor. He said I ha...
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By educator172 Blank
CAN YOU CLEAN YOUR EAR WHEN YOU HAVE INNER EAR SHINGLES?
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By rsdixon Blank
Recently, I had herpes zoster with prodromal symptoms (headache) starting almost 6 weeks ago. It was on my trigemina...
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By GAYLE_LEE Blank
My husband had shingles in Oct. 2009 and has been in debilitating pain ever since. He had a rash on top of his head a...
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By sunshine1109 Blank
For the past 2 yrs I have suffered with unbearable left sided chest pain, its not on my skin it feels like its in and...
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SullyfishMay 01, 2012
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By Nemo74 Blank
Below are pics I took. This is the 2nd time I have had this rash in the EXACT same spot and exact same size. Its been...
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By jend83 Blank
My grandma was diagnosed with shingles three years ago. She had a severe case on her head. Since her original outbrea...
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By apprelle Blank
I went to the doctor and he said this is shingles. He said he didn't understand why I have it on both sides of my nec...
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By opus88 Blank
Has anyone had the shingles vaccine ZOSTAVAX and had adverse side effects from it?
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By shirlnga Blank
Is it possible to accurately diagnose SHINGLES without any kind of test? I had SHINGLES 6 years ago,a horrible ras...
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By lcotter42 Blank
what is the best stool softener to use in conjunction with valtrex?
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By dan201085 Blank
On Tuesday I noticed a rash on my stomach about two inches below my belly button that is about two inches long and an...
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By Strength18 Blank
Can shingles arise through sunburn? Last year in August I went on vacation to Mexico. I hardly slept for 2 straight...
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By lat183 Blank
Hi I have recurrent blisters on my upper left thight and upper right buttock. I first happend after I took steroids f...
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