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Shingles

Also called: Herpes Zoster

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If the shingles are not in a place where there would be direct skin contact (covered by clothing), you can go back to work when you can tolerate or...
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You have most likely been exposed already, but not all people who are exposed with get shingles, or in your case, chicken pox.  Many people have...
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Yes. Once you have Shingles (herpes zoster) it is possible to have a reoccurrence again. The virus never really leaves your body, but goes dormant...
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Yes...there should not be a problem.
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I don't know since I have no way of examining you. Facial shingles (herpes zoster) tends to be painful clusters of tiny blisters that follow a...
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Hi Found you this on the UK's NHS page on shingles.Do you need to have the shingles vaccination every year? No, it's a one-off single...
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Herpes zoster can definitely come back, but I am concerned about the accuracy of your diagnosis, so I would strongly suggest that you see a...
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No. MRSA is a Staph infection (bacterial). Shingles is a herpes infection (called Herpes Zoster).
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Shingles (herpes zoster - common virus) and scarlet fever (a bacterial infection caused by Strep) are unrelated.Based on what you have shared, there...
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Hi! I really think you should consult a doctor for this since I'm not a medical professional I don't want to give advice that might hurt you...
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Shingles is when the chicken pox virus stays dormant in the body and reawaken into a different and more aggressive form of the virus. This is a life...
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You do not need to wait if you definitely have a urinary tract infection. Antibiotics can be given as soon as the infection is properly diagnosed.
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Yes....you can cover the shingles skin lesions.
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Hi Yes, but do have a good read through this link, lots of info, that should help you, its from the UK's NHS all you want and a bit more, and its...
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I have had shingles off and on for YEARS!!!  One of my DRs recently said not possible - has to be something else the last time I went in for...
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