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Dr. Erion Spaho MD

A follow up question, if you please. I have read that "shingles" is contagious. How is it spread to another person? PS - I never really developed much of a rash . Just a very mild few dots. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Erion Spaho ( Neurologist)
Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

I think I have shingles and im visiting a newborn. Is it contagious to the baby if i have no contact? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Muhammad Ali Rauf MD

I have all the symptoms of Shingles . This has been going on for more than a week. I also have CHF and COPD . The combination has left me debilitated for more than a week. What can I do? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Muhammad Ali Rauf ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ilyas Patel MD

how can I reduce the duration of shingles - the answer to this started to show up on your site then disappeared. I have it on my elbow and the nerve pain drives from my shoulder to my fingers. The sores are dry ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ilyas Patel ( Dermatologist)
Dr.  Remy Koshy MD

hello, i was diagnosed 2 weeks ago with shingles . my valacyclovir is completed. i have been taking aleve and using calamine , capacian sp, soda etc w/out relief from burning,jabbing, itching intense pain ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Remy Koshy ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. Nishikant Verma MD

I had a very bad case of shingles starting Dec 4th, I had the intercostal nerve blocks, (which have I believe worn off), they really were terribly painful with spasms. I have had terrible pain, I have ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Nishikant Verma ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ronald Schubert MD

My mother is 80 years old and has shingles. She has been to a doctor and has medication for pain. She is 3 weeks into the shingles and is not getting any better. She is in extreme pain, shivers ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ronald Schubert ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Kakkar S. MD

My husband has been diagnosed with shingles after 3 days of pain. Today a rash showed up on his back and was identified as shingles at the ER. He has been given antibiotics, but I do not yet know ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kakkar S. ( Dermatologist)
Dr.    Sheetal Verma MD

I am a 62 year old female that had shingles when I was 54. I have been considering getting the shingles vaccine but a co worker told me I would be better off getting the measles vaccine considering ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sheetal Verma ( Infectious Diseases Specialist)
Dr. Suzana Zharri MD

shingle around her waist. Should I avoid to see her? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Suzana Zharri ( General & Family Physician)