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Shingles

Also called: Herpes Zoster

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Shingles are caused by the herpes virus. Cold sores are also caused by the herpes virus. Canker sores and HPV are NOT herpetic
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Autism has absolutely nothing to do with genital herpes. Your genital herpes was caused by sexual contact with another person who has genital herpes...
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Yes. Re-exposure to the chicken pox virus in a vaccinated person may result in shingles.
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B12 does have some beneficial effect with shingles, but it will not cure or make the infection any less severe. There are other anti-viral...
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Yes...of course. I have diagnosed shingles in a two-year old child. If you have had chicken pox or the vaccine, then a re-exposure could potentially...
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Yes...that would be a good idea. Shingles will not jump off of you onto someone else, so as long as your shingles is well covered (by clothing), you...
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No....you already have shingles. It is just in remission; suppressed by your immune system. You can get a shingles relapse at any time, but a new...
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No...this will not work or help. It may even make things worse.
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Shingles is only on one SIDE of the body; following a nerve pathway. It is very PAINFUL.Poison Ivy can occur anywhere on the body....both sides. It...
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Generally, the shingles vaccine is covered by Part D prescription drug plans. You should contact your Part D plan directly for more information.
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Generally, the shingles vaccine is covered by Part D prescription drug plans. You should contact your Part D plan directly for more information.
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Yes. This is an essential preventative service.
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I went  through the same thing and my doctor waited a year to Insure I was completely clear and gave me the shot,, I have not had any probs but...
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The incubation period for chicken pox virus (herpes) is about 2 weeks or so. Causal exposure to someone with shingles in a child who has been...
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shingles are known to be so painful that you would not wish them upon any person.I have heard them described as raw nerves being pinched with red hot...
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