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Shingles

Also called: Herpes Zoster

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You can see this eruption....I cannot, so seeing your dermatologist is the appropriate next step. A description is really not sufficient to make an...
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Only if the shingles is in the ears...called Ramsay-Hunt syndrome. If you had this herpes infection in your ear area, it can also cause tinnitus in...
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Shingles is very painful.  Touching it or not.  You will still have pain.  It can be constant or intermittet.  (of and on.)
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It would not be likely that you would catch shingles or chicken pox from this very cursory contact of just running together. If you did have a close...
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Yes...you can get Shingles if you are adequately re-exposed to the varicella virus (the same herpetic virus that causes chicken pox)
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Most vaccines is a small dose of the live virus. The way it works is it allows your body to build it's own antibodies, so you may get symptoms...
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I have never found that the Shingles vaccine aggravates tinnitus. I got mine....and my tinnitus did not change. It is just as bothersome and annoying...
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I dont know.
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I strongly recommend returning to both the eye doctor and a dermatologist. While it isn't common, blindness can be caused if the shingles virus...
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It would be safe, but if you have already had shingles and the vaccination, why get a second Shingles vaccination? Talk to your doctor, but I...
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First, it needs to be conclusively PROVEN that he actually has shingles.The wrist is not a place one would usually see it since herpes zoster (the...
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It depends on the location of the shingles, but skin-to-skin contact can definitely spread this herpes viruses.  A person with active shingles...
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Yes. The same virus, the varicella zoster virus, causes both chicken pox and shingles. So someone with shingles can give the virus to someone who...
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Shingles can occur in many areas of the body. If the outbreak is on his chest, back, abdomen, etc., where it can be easily covered by clothing, the...
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