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Reddish mark on the calf. Itching and tinging. Shingles?

? It took awhile to heal, but recently rubbed/ irritated the scar tissue and it is now sort of itchy, stinging. Nothing serious, but just thought it odd that it is taking so long to heal? Can shingles present ...
 

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 ...
 

Red clusters on leg, cause numb, pain, sensitive to touch. Shingles?

to touch (incl. clothing rubbing over it). They appeared 1 week ago and I wake up at night due to pain ... related to shingles (no fever etc) Any suggestions :) Thank you! ...
 

Small red itchy bumps. Shingles? Can be treated by tea tree oil topical treatment, healthy diet?

Can shingles go away with tea tree oil topical treatment and a healthy diet and exercise? Was told ... may have shingles. I m only 19 & don t drink smoke or do drugs but I have excessively in my teen years ...
 

How to cure shingles?

and on my side -- i went by a drug store yesterday and the pharmacist said she thought it was shingles -- what should i do -- and how can i tell if it really is shingles? ...
 

Suggest treatment for shingles

yes, my 89 year old dad has shingles, he has had them for over 2 months, he is very very miserable and has no relief from every thing he has been given, they are mostly healed up but now the itching ...
 

How contagious is shingles?

stating he had just been diagnosed as having shingles. My daughter does not want me to go to her house ... contagious is shingles? If so, how long is the contagious period? Cheers ...
 

Will pain be due to shingles?

I was diagnosed with shingles last week. My rash was just a small patch on my back. Before the rash ... my EKG was normal as well as cardiac enzymes. Could the pains be symptoms of shingles even ...
 

Suggest remedy for shingles

I had right mid-back pain, front rlq pain, and skin in those areas sensitive to touch. Diagnosed with shingles. No rash for 3 days, still pain. Do you thing diagnosis is correct? Taking Famciclovir, nothing ...
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How to get rid of dark spots on face after shingles?

I recovered shingles and have dark spots on my face as a result. The doctor said to rub vitamin E oil on the spots and take benadryl to stop the itch. The itch has faded but I dont see an improvement ...
 

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? ...
 

Should shingles vaccination be taken with previous history of shingles?

I HAVE HAD SHINGLES TWICE, SHOULD I GET THE SHINGLES VACCINE? ...
 

Recovered shingles and have dark spots on face. Suggest some effective cream or pill

hello, I recovered shingles and have dark spots on my face as a result. The doctor said to rub vitamin E oil on the spots and take benadryl to stop the itch. The itch has faded but I dont see ...
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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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