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Bad headache with shingles

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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 ...
 

What causes one sided headache when suffering from shingles?

My wife has recently had a recurring case of shingles on the left side of her face subsequent to cataract surgery and shingles vaccination . Yesterday she had a dull, one-sided head ache. Does she need ...
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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 ...
 

Could the tingling on chest and jaw be shingles?

, jaw, arm and ocassionally my upper abdomen. This is again all on my right side. I also have a headache. Could this be shingles? ...
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What are the symptoms of shingles?
typical painful rashes with fever.
 
My 831/2 year old mother has suffered from shingles for over 25 years. Currently in neck and head. Somes days worse than other. Bad knees, no meds just vitamins
Vitamins do not help. Over the counter pain relievers like Advil and Motrin are good to start. Skin rash should use emollients
 
84 year old mother with shingles for 25+ years. How to help ? She 's no prescripts just vitamens. Head and neck bad. Takes advil. Needs help naturally.alternate
Calamine lotion, over the counter pain killers and nerve pain controllers. If it is not relieved it is better to get to a doctor for prescription. Vitamins do not help at all and do not waste them. Natural care is neem and oat baths after clearing the skin disease.
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