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Shingles

Also called: Herpes Zoster

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I am not exactly clear on your question, but Shingles (also called herpes zoster) is a form of herpes....the same virus that causes chicken pox...
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Hi Why not see your doctor, get some tests done with him, or ask him to hook you up with a breast doctor, this way you could get to the bottom of it...
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From what I've learned in a short amount of time is that if you have shingles, you are to stay away from pregnant women and people who have not...
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I can't "see" your rash, but one-sided, blisters are more likely to be shingles. Kidney stones do not cause rashes and the type of pain...
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Yes...even young children. I saw an 18 month old with shingles on her butt about a week ago in my clinic.
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Once you get the virus you'll always have it. It will come an go depending on your immune system.
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Shingles can have systemic (whole body) effects, like fatigue, headache, malaise,etc., but it would be uncommon for shingles to directly cause a sore...
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Your doctor needs to prescribe a prescription pain medication; shingles is VERY painful.  Unfortunately, I do not know anything about you or...
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Yes....usually in the same or same general area. If you have it on the right side of your chest the first time, it is likely to be on the right side...
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No...this is not a problem. He can use the shower.
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My husbands father had them and I also worked in the medical field. Yes they are . They can also cause terrible pain.
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Studies have not proven that L-lysine has any beneficial effects on herpes zoster (shingles).
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Yes...there is a correlation. Chicken pox, shingles, and other forms of herpes (cold sores/fever blisters and even, genital herpes) are ALL caused by...
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Yes. If you had it on both thighs, it would not be shingles. Shingles follows a nerve pathway, and these nerves do not cross over the midline of the...
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Only if the shingles are on your face. Shingles follows a specific nerve pathway.
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