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Shingles can get tattoo

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Not a problem: You can get tattooing in all the desired body areas with no regard for your Zoster infection. Consider the long term effect of what your tattoo will... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Uncertain: Tattooing is a form of self-mutilation and you should not do it. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, m... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Shingles. : You can get shingles at any age.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Same as if not: Shingles occurs when a hibernating zoster virus (chickenpox) reactivates and travels down a nerve group, causing pain and a breakout. I have seen it i... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 17 years experience
Yes : You can get it anywhere you have skin.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Could be..: If the shingles rash was on your face, you can have pain and burning before the rash appears and after the rash disappears... Sometimes for weeks to m... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neesheet Parikh
Sports Medicine 14 years experience
Rx: There is a medication called Valtrex (valacyclovir) that can be used. Also for the pain can use gabapentin. It will still take some time to heal. Get... Read More
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 17 years experience
Knee shingles ?: Shingles (zoster) usually affects the truck/chest/thorax/abdomen/back (thoracic and lumbar dermatomes). But the head, neck, face, eyes, nose, arms, bu... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Yes: Sure... Anyone can get shingles. But being hyperthyroid won't necessarily increase your risk.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Immune suppression: . While you are taking the prednisone it suppresses the immune response and you are not likely to have a good result from your immunization.

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