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Symptoms of shingles infection

Premium Questions

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.  Rahul Kumar MD

symptoms. There was no injury or any other incident I am aware of. X-ray and ultrasound showed nothing ... lymphocytes were significantly too low. Doctor suggested it might be an unusual case of Shingles ,... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rahul Kumar ( Dermatologist)
Dr.       Muhammad Hanif MD

If one has symptoms of shingles for he last two days and was with a one week old infant 2 days prior to the a rash appearing; can this newborn contract it? I had no symptoms at time of contact ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Muhammad Hanif ( General & Family Physician)
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)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Felicia Manickam MD

I had the shingles in February this year,I have all the symptoms again with no rash,my doctor has gave me meds for the pain but won t diagnose or treat for shingles.is this all that I can get ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Felicia Manickam ( General & Family Physician)
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)

Mobile Questions and Answers

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?

Dr. Vaishalee Punj MD

Parasite infections can cause stomach pain, indigestion, anal itching, weight loss, anemia, etc.