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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 ...
 

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 ...
 

Shingles treatment done, have painful lump on the neck causing stiff neck. Swollen lymph gland?

Hi my name is Lisa , I ve just had shingles and I m feeling a lot better but I have just discovered this lump in my neck on the same side right at the base of my neck near my collar bone . It is very painful ...
 

Can Valaciclovir RBX (4 tabs daily for shingles) taken along with ramipril and pravachol cause harm to the kidneys?

Hi Doc, I have been prescribed Valaciclovir RBX (4 tablets a day) for shingle and I had a bone marrow transplant 5 years ago due to Leukemia. I currently take aspirin (astrix), ramipril, vitamin D ...
 

Chest pain, ears ringing, tingling hands, short-term memory loss, shingles

away when I stopped the medication. I had shingles ,,my husband thinks they are back. Most of the time ..., bursitis , a spur and what they called a cyst(they said bone on bone) Lately I am having trouble with my ...
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Diagnosed with shingles and strep throat. Having chest pain and dizziness. Does sinusitis cause this?

Have been ill for 61 days. After 25 days was diagnosed with shingles and strep throat . During ... stomach, into upper left quadrant, collar bone and side of neck. Only lasted for ten minutes, could barely ...
 

Having pain around left eye. Diagnosed with shingles and prescribed with valtrex. Still having pain. Is it the correct diagnosis?

and an endodontist. They ruled out any tooth or gum or bone involvement. Then I saw an opthalmologist and he ruled ... or head problem. Their exam led them to the diagnosis of shingles . They prescribed Valtrex , predisone ...
 

Blisters on the back, symptoms of shingles, fever, spreading to eye. Taken L-Lysine. Treatment?

I am 55 years old, truck driver, female, good health except for the symptoms of shingles ... of blisters that feel like there is a fever in them. When it is full blown I also ache in my bones as if I ...
 

Having isolated pain on face, getting headache. Prescribed medicine for shingles. Hairline fracture in skull?

cheek bone, around (but not in) my eye and up to my temple. My skin was very sensitive and I was getting gradually intensifying headaches . The doctor thought I might have an early onset of shingles and prescribed ...
 

Partner has shingles. Is it contagious?

hi my girlfriend has shingles can i catch it? she is 24 I have had the chicken pox when i was a child ...
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What are the symptoms of shingles?
typical painful rashes with fever.
 
Should a person with Multiple Sclerosis get the shingles vaccination?
Hello Cwwimsatt, No. You should welcome shingles. Multiple Sclerosis is a disease of degenerative type affecting the central nervous system. Shingles is an inflammatory affection of peripheral nerves. A person with MS will not get the latter. If you get it, it a good sign. I am a Homoeopath giving this information. Contact me: Dr C. J, Varghese, Homoeopath, +91 9447019733, drcjvarghese@gmail.com
 
New treatments for shingle pain or nerve damaged ?
you can use gabapantene tablet. if it doesnot give relief you can use doxepin capsules, topical anaesthetic also work
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