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 several times a day for over a week. I increased the usage when I noticed a purplish rash. Now I know that may have been a reaction to the neosporin.
I am 62 and would like to get the Shingles vaccine but see the info says not to if you have an allergy to neosporin. I don't know what to do.
When I asked my doctor about the shingles vaccine, he told me that if I took sufficient vitamin D I wouldn't need it. That was years and yeas ago. I am now really old, take my vitamin D regularly, and never got shingles.
Hi, I was told when I discovered my allergy to Sulfa drugs that Neosporin is a No No. Maybe see if you have a sulfa allergy and don't mess with the vaccine until you get this figured out. I read about a healthy 61 year old woman developing shingles 3 months after the vaccine and it was excruciating. Best of luck.
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