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Can u get shingles on your fingers

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Yes: Shingles can appear unilaterally anywhere. It is less likely to have when younger unless immunity is compromised. Related to chicken pox infection ear ... Read More

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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
13 years experience Pain Management
Lidoderm patch: Try 5% Lidoderm patches, place them on the inside of the elbow to numb the ulnar nerve. If there is an fda indication for Lidoderm it's for pain relat ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Le answered
17 years experience Pain Management
See your doctor: If your pain is not controlled, please see your doctor asap for evaluation. Besides hydrocodone and neurontin, (gabapentin) you might venefit from to ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
24 years experience General Surgery
Weeks: See your doctor for reassurance. Shingles is painful and protracted. Neurontin will help but you may want to be sure and your doctor can offer that, ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Lee
31 years experience Urology
Shingles: The shingles may affect voiding pattern. Not necessarily a side effect of Acylovir, which is usually well tolerated. One solution is to lower the do ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Shingles: This is bothersome. There are many options and you really should see a pain management doctor. Nsaids, topical agents, tens, cold laser, injections, ... Read More
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A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: The hated ramsey-hunt syndrome is shingles involving the ear, and able to paralyze half of the face, cause intense pain, and produce dizziness and hea ... Read More
A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Taraneh Azar
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Shingles on ear: Yes. It can be localized to the outer ear or be a serious problem that causes facial pain, facial weakness and hearing loss. If you have shingles of t ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Arcos
38 years experience Pain Management
Herpes zoster: Shingles , also called herpes or varicella zoster, occurs when the v. Zoster virus is reactivated after being dormant within nerve roots since a previ ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Shingles. : You can get shingles at any age.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Shingles: Firstly you have to have had chickenpox at some stage. The virus goes dormant and then later gets reactivated giving you "shingles".
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