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How long does flu-like symptoms last?
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How long does flu-like symptoms last?

I was diagnosed with shingles a few days ago. I had been feeling sick (nausea, headache and malaise) a week before and now still feel the same. Nausea is not as bad though. How long will I feel sick? The whole course or what?
I'm Valtrex and was wondering if I should also take the steroids my doc gave me. My case dosen't seem that bad. The lesions are in a cluster the size of a golf ball. I'm not in much pain, just tired of feeling sick. Any info will help. I hate to run back to the doctor just for questions.
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