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Pain before shingles rash

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Dr.  Zotaj Antoneta MD

I had the Shingles rash run from the right calf up my leg and across my thigh and lower back .... Recently I have had a series of pains that have moved around my right leg. Now I find ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Zotaj Antoneta ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Rohit Gulati MD

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 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rohit Gulati ( Pain Medicine & Palliative Care Specialist)
Dr.   Esmeralda  Sera MD

To relieve the pain and reduce the rash from shingles is it best to take valacyclovir hcl alone or together with methylprednisolone tablets ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Esmeralda Sera ( Oncologist)
Dr. Kakkar S. MD

I have been diagnosed with shingles . I seem to have it over my scalp , on both sides of my head. The left side is more painful, but I can also feel it on my right side. I also have a rash on my neck ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kakkar S. ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta MD

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 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. Rachana Goswami MD

days. 3 weeks later I noticed a bulge at my waist under the healing shingles rash. Bulge is only painful when driving over dips and bumps. Area of rash over bulge is still sensitive to touch... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rachana Goswami ( Dentist)
Dr.  Het Ram Bishnoi MD

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... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Het Ram Bishnoi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Harshit Bhachech MD

I have been diagnosed with shingles, This was Friday. I may be seeing a few spots breaking out. I have medication but my concern is the shooting pain. They are so severe 2 tramadol doesn t touch them ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Harshit Bhachech ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Tripat Mehta MD

I expect the shingles rash to last? ...I was diagnosed with shingles on Monday, one spot on my forehead. I began taking Valtrex Monday ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Tripat Mehta ( Ayurveda Specialist)
Dr. Siva Subramanian MD

My husband (69 years old) has had the Shingles rash for 10 days, started taking Valacyclovir HCL 1 gram every 8 hours for one week. The rash is on his bottom back and along the left side. This... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Siva Subramanian ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.   Deepak Kishore Kaltari MD

Hi YOU seem to be suffering from post Herpetic neuralgia which has such presentation. Drug like Carbazepine taken in consultation with your physician will provide much needed relief. Take Care Best Regards

Dr. Shanthi.E MD

typical painful rashes with fever.

Dr.  T Chandrakant MD

Hi. The rash can be due to many factors. Shingles has a very sever burning type of pain and appears as a streak, strip on a single side of the face or body. What are the other symptoms you have?