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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 ...
 

What are the red fluid filled marks on my body?

a shingles rash, but both doctors claim this is definitely not shingles. I am worried, any chance you could ... on the inside but still visible part of my belly button... There wasn't any pain associated with these rashes ...
 

What are symptoms of shingles?

to prove shingles exist, however, the last time I waited until the rash appeared & was told by my PCP ...Is there a prescription for suspected shingles ( tingling on right back, migraines, stomach nausea ...
 

Can vaccination be done to prevent shingles?

with body aches and at time a very low grade fever . I also told him that I had a poision ivy rash . He asked to see this rash and immediately stated this was Shingles and prescribed the anti viral medication ...
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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 ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
 

Will shingles spread by without having direct contact?

I have been diagnosed with shingles today (04april2014). I held twin 6month old babies today. My shingles rash is on my waist...under two layers of clothing. Have I endangered these babies at all? All ...
 

Ear pain, pain in the head. Suffer from shingles. Bumps on the tongue. Chances of having Ramsay Hunt syndrome?

ve had since I was diagnosed with shingles. I also have a weird spot/blister kind of thing on the inside of the aching ear which is on the side of my shingled rash (lower right side of back). I m ...
 

Is Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy contagious?

to get a skin rash from RSD or is it associated with shingles rash. I have been working with a patient that has rsd and a skin rash on her dorsal and volar wrist. I am 5 weeks pregnant and concerned ...
 

Painful rash when feeling hot, stressed or tired. History of shingles. Could this be shingles again?

was very hot and uncomfortable . My right breast had very sharp tingleling pains . The shingles rash eight ...I m a 68 year old female and in excellant health . I did have a severe case of shingles about eight ...
 

Pressure behind ear, noise in head, rash on waist line. Suggestion?

. Given prednisone . Came down with a shingles rash on right side at waist line. Given aclovir. Rash never ... fine. MRI was fine. Now have a hive like rash where had shingles. ...
 

Have painful shingles on right chest, nerve pain. Took lyrica, aleve, hydrocortisone. Need suggestion

shingles on my right chest and back for almost a month now. Most of my rashes are still not scabbing ... to work better. I also put hydrocortisone or calamine lotion on the shingles rash twice a day. I am really ...
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