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Shingles

Also called: Herpes Zoster

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I was diagnosed with shingles a few weeks ago and my doc told me that has long as I have blisters that I'm contagious. I needed to stay away from...
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Yes it doesn't always consist of blisters
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I know a lot of people who do and in my opinion I say do it 
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No, for two main reasons.  One, a vaccine usually only works if you take it prior to being infected.  So even if the vaccine worked to...
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Hi found you this link its a forum all with the same problem as you, packed with some good info you may be able tom use.http://patient...
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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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