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Shingles

Also called: Herpes Zoster

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Yes....ONE SIDE of your hip. Herpes zoster (shingles) is painful, follows a particular nerve pathway, and will only occur on one-side.
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Hi, This first advice come from the Uk’s NHS. http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Shingles/Pages/Treatment.aspx Just copy into google to the www. To open...
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No. Shingles is caused by the Herpes virus -- the same virus that causes chicken pox. These are HUMAN viruses, not related to rats or bats.
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Yes. Shingles (herpes zoster) follows a particular nerve pathway, so the lesions would only be on ONE SIDE of the public area. If you have not had...
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Not usually, unless the "shingles" is in your ear canal (Ramsay-Hunt syndrome). Eardrums can spontaneously rupture for a variety of reasons...
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I have even seen shingles in toddlers, so you are not alone. There are anti-herpetic viral medications for shingles (herpes zoster), like Famvir or...
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No...just the one type of vaccine.
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Yes, it is safe, assuming that she does not currently have an outbreak. Even if she does, as long as it is covered by clothing (like on her chest)...
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I am a 55 yo woman who has been plagued by shingle outbreaks since my childhood chicken-pox outbreak.Same virus, herpes Zoster, as you probably know...
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