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Suggest treatment for shingles and dementia

Sorry to ask this but I am lost on what to do. My father was pretty healthy a few months ago then he came down with the shingles on his face. It was a pretty bad case, after all the medicine he got ...
 

Can vaccination be done to prevent shingles?

Yesterday, 7/21, I went to the doctor with a headache that I had since Friday 7/18. I felt terrible ... asked to see this rash and immediately stated this was Shingles and prescribed the anti viral medication ...
 

Suggest pain medicines for shingles and chronic back pain

I need pain meds. I have shingles as well as a chronic bad back. ...
 

Dizziness, headaches, vertigo, post flight. On medication for sinus infection. ECG normal. Red itchy spots due to chicken pox or shingles?

was feeling quite dizzy. I went to my gp as I had developed headaches along with the vertigo . He just told me to take something for the headaches. A few days later I was having trouble sleeping from the headaches ...
 

Sore neck, headache, face rashes, shingles symptoms, on famvir

I've had a sore neck/headache for about 9 days now, no fever and It's getting better but I still notice it's lingering, Friday I had a rash on my face and I thought it was shingles because I had ...
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Suggest treatment for shingles

Husband has shingles in eye, forehead and scalp. Rash now gone. Still has very bad headache, hurting behind eye and feeling sick. he has lost a stone in a four weeks. he was diagnosed with shingles ...
 

Diagnosed with shingles. Burning sensation on the right side, headache and fatigue. Is it normal with shingles?

I ve been diagnosed with shingles , but don t really have the pain associated with it. I get a burning sensation at times on my right side, but it s not constant. My biggest issue is a bad headache ...
 

Will taking acyclovir and steroid injection suffice to cure shingles and headaches?

. I recall having a bad headache, which is uncommon for me. Went to my doctor and she said I had ...Doctor, I m a 65 yr old female and was diagnosed with shingles around the end of July 2013. I had ...
 

Does shingles cause headaches?

the Thunderclap headaches.My question is would having shingles bought this condition on? ... attack of severe headache, nothing like the thunderclap headaches I had earlier. The doctor has put ...
 

What could be the symptom of shingles?

I think I might have shingles! My skin around my right upper leg felt like it had a bad burn, but nothing was there! I had alot of pain! On the forth day I have a rash on the inside of my leg and some ...
 

Had shingles, insufficient sleep. Will I get shingles again?

not go back to a doctor for regular check up... before shingles my inmune system was bad (i was sick all ...i am 21 years old now... i had shingles this past christmas, and had been taken medications since ...
 

Shingles, pain in arm, neck, pinched nerve. Elevated sed rate due to shingles?

My gf just informed me that her father has a sed rate of 112. He also had shingles within the past month. her father is 81. His arm and neck hurt badly. What do you believe the cause to be ? I understand ...
 

Have shingles, ear pain, leg pain. How long is shingles contagious?

if that was from shingles or that I had had a bad slip in the mud. It is starting to get better. But could hardly ...A month ago I was diagnosed with shingles. My ear had sharp pain once in awhile and my hair hurt ...
 

Redness, swelling, itching, occasional headache after taking vaccination for shingles. On Advil for headache. Time for healing?

I got a shingles vaccination, and I have the usual symptoms....redness, swelling, itching and occasional headache. I have taken Advil for the headache. I would like to know when does the itching, redness ...
 

Suggest treatment for painful scabs with shingles

I was diagnosed with disseminated shingles 2 1/2 months ago. The lesions on my scalp keep breaking out. They are itchy and painful. I have had lots of headaches. The lesions on my face healed up but my ...
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Is shingles an std?
HI Shingles is a common name used for Herpes Zoster . No it is not a STD
 
I have a rash it appeared out of no where on my left chest it hurts and itches so bad could this be shingles?
Your not really in the age group for shingles. But it certainly could be. If the blisters follow each other in a line curving down your chest.. then it sounds right. The treatment of shingles is painkillers steroids and calamine lotion. Pregabalin (lyrica) helps alot as well.
 
What are the symptoms of shingles?
typical painful rashes with fever.
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