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Suggest treatment for shingles when diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis

the neck/ back bones being so swollen so fast. Shingles were o. Back of neck, Face, eye. Now this worried ...I have ra, very poor immune system. I was very sick with flu. I then got shingles , my 2nd time. I ...

Can shingles or herpes be contracted after getting a vaccination shot?

Can you still get shingles/ herpes if you get the vaccination? I got the vacc 3 yrs ago, since my ... along the bone, which lasted about a month. NO PAIN, just itching. thought it might be from working ...

Is shingles contagious?

My son has shingles - we need to know if it can be contagious to his sons they are 6 and 10 ... goes swimming? I have had my spleen removed so should I stay away from him because I could get shingles ...

Is shingles contagious?

I was just in a local store and the clerk told me that he had shingles . Is shingles contagious? ...

Is shingles contagious?

I got singles on Thursday. In trying to catch it they prescribed three times a day for seven days Valacyclovir. Can I pass it on in the office?
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What causes stiffness and pressure in tail bone after shingles infection?

I have shingles. During one of the break out that occurred My Lower tail bone where the shingles attack began feeling like a heavy pressure. I took 600 ibuprofen for 2weeks and gradually most ...

Suggest treatment for shingles on the chest , shoulder and arms

I had shingles in April and ended middle case It went from my chest to my around my rt breast my ... bone, and the breat born feels like I got kicked by a horse pain goes to my back which I can t pull my ...

Rash on collar bone, shingles, valacyclovir, painful blister

I went to the doctor about a month ago with a severe rash on my collar bone that the doctor assumed was shingles . He put me me on valacyclovir and the rash went away within a week. One month later it came back ...

Can a baby get shingles before getting chicken pox?

My 2 yr old grandson was exposed to shingles by an elder family member. He has a very angry blister that appears to have popped but is getting worse not better. Its on his torso near his hip bone. Its ...

Itchy, painful rash on left side of torso. Shingles?

and painful and sometimes it feels like it hurts all the way down to my bones. I have had it for a very long ... is a full blown issue. I didn t think it could be shingles because it started 8 months ago and has gotten ...

What is Shingles?

I need information about shingles and if/how it can be transmitted to other people. ...

Are shingles contagious?

are shingles contagious- my husband has a lot of oozing sores on his leg- I have had them once a long time ago- I have crhones disease and ibm associated with als- just wondering if I will get them ...

Have burning on outside of right ear moving to cheek bone. Is it Shingles?

right cheek bone as well. It feels like it is on fire, even putting my head on a pillow causing the burning sensation to worsen. Could this be shingles? There are no lesions, and also I should mention ...

Pain due to shingles. Flare up on the scalp. Chances of nerve damage?

My husband has had shingles it was on the left side of his head, his eye, and his ear. It lasted ... shingles. Recently he has had a flare up and had this red line that ran just lrft of his scalp . While I ...

Consistent shingles with severe itching post bone marrow transplant. On a high protein diet. What could be the cause?

Hello, I m a post Bone Marrow Transplant patient - having had AML in 2010, then the shingles , post ... things I ve forgotten. My shingles happened May 2011 & it s still hanging around & wearing my rather thin ...
Mobile Questions and Answers
Is shingles an std?
HI Shingles is a common name used for Herpes Zoster . No it is not a STD
could it be shingles
What are the symptoms of shingles?
typical painful rashes with fever.
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