Have had shingles, no herpes, slipped disk lower back and neck, have arthritis. What is Valtrex used for?
what all is Valtrex treated for. I do not have herpes. I have had shingles and slipped disk in my lower back and neck, I am not sure what I was given this medication for. I have arthritis, restless legs, and I forget what you call it where you ache all over AND sometimes run a fever (information somewhere in the body). Shirley
Hi, My sister is suffering from lower back pain from last one month. she was taking homeopathic treatment for that but doesn t help.Her right feet thumb is also numb from last one 15 days. Now she has done MRI and its report says that she is suffering from slipped disc that some disc come out and doctor advised for surgery if pain would not be controllable after taking medicines. Please tell me what should be the diagnosis in this case and what type of surgery is this Is this a small surgery ? Many Thanks!!
Hi, my doctor says i have slipped a disk from my lower back, i am 16 years old so, obviously she dumbed everything down for me. I was wondering can i fly with this injury, i was planning on going home this summer and now this happenned...
I have been going to the doctor for my back pain. He said that I have a slip disc. I had a lumbar monogram last week. The results came and the doctor said that I have a choice. It s either having a cortisone shots and therapy or surgery? I know a little about cortisone shots but don t know the risks. What should I do?
Shingles- a viral infection affecting nerves. Should I be talking to a dermatologist or a neurologist? I may have shingles on the top side of my right foot near the toes. It has been itching/burning and has developed blisters and the foot has swollen. I m told they only occur on back or sometimes on the eyes. I am going to the local clinic tomorrow and would like to know what I should ask or expect from the doctor..
I have had shingles nine times, yes I had the shot for them. That was the fourth time I got them, a severe reaction to the shot. I take Acyclovir 400mg now four times a day and have been taking it in declining and increasing doses for over a year. This has been 4x daily for 6 months. Whenevere the dose is decreased, after six months 3x daily, etc. They reoccurr. I ve had them on my legs, thighs, arms, armpit, and butt cheek. I did have chicken pox and measles at the same time as a child. Why am I getting shingles so often and what can I do to prevent them?
hi sir am a enfected from harpes zoster about 6 month ago . now am batter but due to this deasease in my left face some have black dot . i cunsult a doctor , he advised me venusia cream and sensival ,and glacex- omega 3. now i am found that my skin is whiting in my face i mean white dag(vitiligo) what am do
Hi, I came down with severe shingles on April 20th on the upper right hand side of my body.. Most of the rash is starting to dry up. The Dr. prescribed the medication Apo-Valacyclovir on Monday the 21st. I have not had much pain, the odd jabbing shots up into my head. I have been taking Tylenol and Advil. Today the part of my body where the rash is has been burning so have applied cold presses. Tonight I have more pain on my right side, I am wondering if this is normal.
Abdominal pain around sides of pelvis and sometimes lower back/buttocks pain. The pain is often dull, mild, and achy. It can feel like mild burning if there's more constant force on it. The discomfort increases depending on how I'm lying down...
I am 67 years old in good health and 4 days ago after mowing the yard I noticed like a shin rash or bug bit. Then it looked like some bug was bit ing me in several places . This is on the side of my left hip. the rash has grown and it starting to...
I am curious what this is. I think it s a pimple (or a few of them), but it s in an odd spot on the side of my rib cage (near where my bra would be on the side). Ignore the scar - it s from a childhood heart surgery.