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Marks left by shingles usually don't respond to any creams .Best thing would be to go for a laser for pigmentation like Q-switched Nd:yag laser of 1064nm wavelength. You might require multiple sessions to get the desired result.
Also you should apply a 30 plus spf sunscreen daily to protect from direct sunlight.
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Dear doctors, I ve just recovered from a very bad bout of shingles ( herpes zoster ) which affected one side of my face . This has left dark spots at the place where I had the blisters - while some spots have gone, some still remain prominently on my face. I believe there is an ointment that can treat these spots - can you please recommend such an ointment. Thanks!
I fell out of bed a few months ago and I have some black and blue on my left hip that is fading. I have gotten a small rash, pinkish but not real red, at the hip area in one spot and it is itchy sometimes and sometimes not so itchy. There are bumbles in the rash area also a few pimple sized and some smaller. I put on povidine and cortisone at different times and they seem to help. About two weeks ago I got this and the povidine seemed to chase it away but it is back. Can this be shingles? Would vinegar help? b
Sir, I am 57 years of age, I had chicken pox at age 7. Now I am having shingles to my left arm and a few spots on my left upper back. Now it is 8 days since I have had it and the blisters have subsided and blackened. The redness is gone. I had taken Zovirax 800mg 5 times a day for three days. Now can I take non vegetarian food, or should I wait for one more week?
I ve got shingles on left arm for four weeks now and still have burning pain, numbness and itching. I couldn t sleep well even I ve taken the Gabapentin 100 mg for two days by taking 1 capsule orally once daily and increase by 1 capsule daily. How can I stop the pain, numbness and itching ?
My mother is 75 years old. on 19the Feb 2012 she had herpes zoster infection.. she was treated but she is suffering from post herpatic neuralgia. However in april 2013 ..she underwent test and was diagnosed with kochs abdomen, she is on ATT. its almost 10 m0nths now on ATT.. Her condition although initially showed improved like weight gain , improvement in appetite, no fever but now for the last two months her condition is detiorating..and she has loss of weight, loss of apetite , slight fever at times .....her ATT is continuing and as per doc it shukd be contd till one year ... my doc is now not interested in treating her pls suggest what shud I do
hello doctor recently i was diagnosed with shingles and i was cured but as soon as i was cured during the past three days my shoulder lymph nodes have swollen up , heat rate increases and nerves on one side weak so much so i cannot balance myself on one side on one leg
I think I have shingles but i am only 39, and my rash is all over in different spots of my body even on my head! Blisters with clear liquid, should I just go in/ They burn, and itch and just hurt. I have a couple on my butt and it hurts when I sit down on it.
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.