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Treatment and cure for shingles infection

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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

lymphocytes were significantly too low. Doctor suggested it might be an unusual case of Shingles , because I ... results mean regarding a possible acute case of (atypical) Shingles? Do those results confirm ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rahul Kumar ( Dermatologist)
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)
Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

I have Shingles on my neck but also developed a few bumps on my arm that itch terribly. I have made ... like a Shingles rash below the scratches. Would all these rashes be part of the Shingles? The... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis ( Internal Medicine Specialist)

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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.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

I am 52 years and was diagnosed on Tuesday with Shingles. After receiving multiple prescriptions, I asked about getting the vaccine to prevent another bout of this. My inquiry was met with, You ... View answer

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

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No. It cannot be cured 100%

Dr. Raghuveer Murki MD

hi acne vulgaris is the infection of pilosebaceous glands caused by propyionobacterium acne .it is divided into 4 grades.it presents as papules,comedomes ,pustules ,cysts and nodules.it can be cured...

Dr. P. T. Patil MD

Hello Thanks for query. You have infection of gums (Gingivitis) Take antibiotic like Amoxycillin along with Metronidazole and Vit C twice daily for a week . .Ensure to have proper oral hygiene by Betadine gargles...