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Suggest treatment for shingles rashes on the leg

I had the Shingles rash run from the right calf up my leg and across my thigh and lower back ... that there is discomfort in my left leg and I need to use both hands to lift my self. I am 88 years old. Does shingles ...
 

Suggest treatment for nerve pain with itchy dried shingle rashes

Hi I've had shingles now for about two weeks and was given at the emergency room valacyclovir HCL500 mg and tramadol- acetaminophn375-325 but I'm still have lots of nerve pain although the rash has ...
 

Have had shingles. Rashes appeared on back and chest. On medication for scabies. Any ideas?

54 year old male. 6' 175 lbs in good health. I had shingles about a year ago. About a month ago I started breaking out with what looks like shingles on my back and has spread a bit around my the sides ...
 

Suggest treatment for painful rashes below the breast

Traviling from home. Need topical dressing for possible shingles . Rash below breast and increasing around side to back. Painfull like a bad sunburn . ???? ...
 

What does intense flank pain while recovering from shingles indicate?

Hi. I am 48 yo male diagnosed with shingles . Rashes have started to dissipate. However, I have intense pain in left lower flank, and what appears to be fluid that has caused a large bulge, very visible ...
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Are shingles rashes contagious?

I was just diagnosed with shingles and have a rash on my torso. Just started antivirus medicine this afternoon.I was planning to visit my elderly mother (86) next Saturday but very concerned she may catch this ...
 

Is bulging normal under the healing shingles rash?

Diagnosed with shingles on left back and abdomen on Jan 8th. RX for 1000 mg acyclovir 3 x day for 7 days. 3 weeks later I noticed a bulge at my waist under the healing shingles rash. Bulge is only ...
 

Had shingles, rash, knee pain. What tests do I need to determine what this is?

I had shingles whereby the rash showed on sept 8, 2013. This was my second bout with shingles over .... Could my shingles have traveled to the knee. I worked hard last week and might have strained it first ...
 

Shingles, rashes, numbness, burning, swelling on stomach, back. Tried patches, cream, recurring. Permanent cure?

Hello, My name is XXXX and am 53 yrs old. I have had the shingles since may 18th ,of this year. The rash has cleared up but now i have the part 2 of the shingles the numbness ,burning and swelling all ...
 

Is shingles contagious?

I have been applying salt water compresses to my mothers shingles rash. What are the chances of getting shingles myself? I had chickenpox in my childhood. Should I get the shingles vaccine. Will rinsing ...
 

Could the pain in joints and the rash in shingles be related?

HI I had about a three inch break out of shingles. It mostly itched and was not painful. However, right before the breakout I had severe pain in my knee, and other leg joints. The shingles rash has ...
 

Suggest treatment for shingles and fungal infection

hi doctor. I was diagnosed with the shingles rash a day ago but two days prior the rash ... of the rash/blisters are popping up! ...
 

Suggest OTC medication for shingles

I m out of country not back until 03JAN17 and as of yesterday I have shingles rash what can I get over the counter be it cream or oral as I feel I should be doing something rather then nothing until I ...
 

Could small, red, spreading bumps behind ears and chin be shingles?

for the past 2 days. They are not painful but are itchy and uncomfortable. I looked up pictures of shingles rashes and they look similar to the early stages of shingles but are not painful... please help ...
 

How to treat rashes and blisters on right leg and thigh caused due to shingles?

Hi Doctor, I am having shingle rashes on my right leg. The first batch of blisters came out on my ... question is, is it or al for my shingle rash to spread in three different areas? The blisters on my inner ...
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I had shingles 2 years ago and For 2 yrs have had tingling above the shingles rash on my shoulder and head tingling. Feel panicked and think brain tumor- scared
Hi YOU seem to be suffering from post Herpetic neuralgia which has such presentation. Drug like Carbazepine taken in consultation with your physician will provide much needed relief. Take Care Best Regards
 
What are the symptoms of shingles?
typical painful rashes with fever.
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