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Black scabs from shingles

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Dr. Ilyas Patel MD

I have been to three doctors for this problemI was told I had shingles on the left side of body over breast and under arm and on back,I Had very little scabs and a lot of pain inside breast tingand ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ilyas Patel ( Dermatologist)
Dr.   Bonnie Berger-Durnbaugh MD

MY HEAD HAS HAD BLISTERS COMING UP.FOR TWO WEEKS.THEY TURN TO AWFUL SORES N SCABS NEVER HAD THIS BEFORE.CAN I GET SHINGLES THERE ALSO?VERY PAINFUL.THANK YOU SIR. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bonnie Berger-Durnbaugh ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Shafi Ullah Khan MD

medicine with no apparent side effects until I landed in Thailand.the first day there my B.M. was black and tarry, like wood shingles all over the surface. Checking side effects that was listed, so I stopped ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shafi Ullah Khan ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Kakkar S. MD

hi I believe I may have shingles I do you have a diagnosis of p a d that was determined about ... up pretty quickly however there was one area that remained scabbed and I think it was a result ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kakkar S. ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Jasvinder Singh MD

will be having it removed asap. But my question is, I am currently menstruating and the blood is completely black ... was recently (3 weeks ago) treated with Acyclovir for a Shingles outbreak I had due to... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Jasvinder Singh ( Internal Medicine Specialist)

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Dr.  Munish Sood MD

if shes covered. i am worried because she was in the blistered state not scabbed over. i had shingles six ... to the doctor who then said she had shingles. she had told me she had the rash for a... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Munish Sood ( Ayurveda Specialist)
Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

A friend of mine contracted the shingles virus. She has two locations: one on her breast/chest area ..., or the shingles virus. But, how contagious IS my friend? Can she go around other people and go to work... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mohammed Taher Ali ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Hardik Pitroda MD

. it is composed of little red bumps. it seems to be getting worse to me but i have noticed little black dots in the middle of the bumps. they dont seem like scabs, but they could be. I am an african american... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Hardik Pitroda ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Kakkar S. MD

I have had shingles for 3 and half weeks. No blisters now, just scabs. But I also have a fairly large swelling, where there are no blisters or rash. I still have quite severe pain and bad itching. Any ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kakkar S. ( Dermatologist)
Dr.  Shraddha Bhondve MD

I am 55 years old and was diagnosed with shingles on my forehead and scalp; stopped at my eyebrow. I took Valtrex for 10 days (3 times a day). The scabs are off; but it still looks like a rash; just ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shraddha Bhondve ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

Yes, this means they are healing. In 5-6 days they will shed off. So don't worry. Please hit thanks.

Dr.  Divakara MD

HI Shingles is a common name used for Herpes Zoster . No it is not a STD

Dr. Sabyasachi Das MD

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