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does comfrey help with shingles
A 23-year-old female asked:
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes but rare: Shingles, which is a reactivation of latent varicella zoster virus. Most people are infected with the virus as children and it lays dormant in our ne ... Read More
16 years experience Pain Management
Yes but rare: Depending on the severity of the shingles (zoster) and risk factors, your doctor may decide to investigate for underlying systemic conditions associat ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
48 years experience Psychiatry
Shingles ?: Yes , the virus is in u body and i advise u to take vaccine for it.
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Shingles can recur. “Healthy adults 50 years and older should get two doses of Shingrix, separated by 2 to 6 months. You should get Shingrix even if ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
43 years experience Internal Medicine
No: There is no such evidence that incidence of shingles is increasing in younger population.
A 55-year-old male asked:
19 years experience Family Medicine
Shingles: Shingles is reactivation of the varicella virus. You can only get it if you had chicken pox in the past.
A 32-year-old female asked:
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Shingles : This is not unusual as the nerve root has been inflamed and,unfortunately, postherpetic neuralgia may be a chronic condition. At this time I would ask ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
37 years experience Family Medicine
Shingles…: Is reactivation of virus that causes chickenpox (herpes zoster/ varicella). May start as burning sensation in the distribution of nerve(s); later blis ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
8 years experience General Practice
Rash: Shingles is caused by the same virus that causes the chicken pox. The virus remains inactive in your body and becomes active again years later. The pa ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Shingles: Shingles is a disease caused by a virus.
It is the same virus that causes chickenpox.
Shingles present as a vesicular rash on one side of the body ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
Chicken Pox: Shingles is a reactivation of the virus that causes chicken pox. After chicken pox resolves, the virus hides on in a nerve and then may come back out, ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
22 years experience Family Medicine
Chickenpox-again: Shingle is a limited (area), reactivated form of chiken pox a person contracted years earlier, typically during childhood. After resolution of the ini ... Read More
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