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rash that does not hurt months after shingles outbreak

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Judith Wolf
40 years experience Infectious Disease
It may still spread: Once the rash of shingles has started, antivirals like VALTREX (valacyclovir) cannot quickly stop it from erupting further, but may reduce the severit ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Shingles: Shingles usually does not cause a flaky rash.
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A 92-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Wet: Most rashes are caused by excess moisture. Keep the area dry. Try not to lick the area.See your personal provider for further evaluation.
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Dr. Christopher Moeller
38 years experience Dermatology
Bumps: Itchy bumps are bug bites until proven otherwise. If shingles you would get more outbreak and it is usually painful.
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Dr. Anifat Balogun
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Rash under sportsbra: The rash is likely from moisture under the fabric of your sports bra. Bug bite is also likely. Shingles is less likely, even with a prior history. As ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
18 years experience Family Medicine
Herpes: If it looks like shingles and is on your genitals, it is much more likely to be herpes. So you doctor to have it checked.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Recurrent Shingles: Recurrent shingles results from deficits in cell-mediated immunity, the same problem that people with aids have, and, sometimes, inability to make suf ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
60 years experience Pain Management
Nerve irritation: The viral infection affects the various nerves. With the inflamed nerves there is pain. See a doctor to see if they have some remedy for you.
A female asked:
Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O SHINGLES: It may be: Shingles is a reactivation of the chicken pox virus that happens when your immune system is. Run down and under stress. You need a full exa ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
40 years experience General Practice
Get checked up: Shingles causes a painful rash which may appear as a stripe of blisters on the trunk of the body. It is possible for pain to persist even after the ra ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See doctor: Is the rash only on one side of the body? If yes, it is likely to be shingles. If it is present on both sides of the midline then it is not shingles. ... Read More
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