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Prevention from spreading shingles - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
User :   I think I might have shingles, how do I prevent it from spreading more on my body/getting bigger?
Doctor :   how can i help u?
Doctor :   whats ur age/sex?
User :   23/female
Doctor :   why do u think u have shingles?
Doctor :   what are ur symptoms?
User :   I have a little red rash on my back
User :   it hurts/itches
Doctor :   ok\
Doctor :   only one?
User :   yes
Doctor :   frm how many days?
User :   about 5 days now
Doctor :   are u sexually active?
User :   yes
User :   is there a way to prevent it from getting bigger?

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