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Shingles can get tattoo

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 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 50 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
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A male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Shingles. : You can get shingles at any age.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 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
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
family medicine 15 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
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 18 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
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Yes: Yes, per the cdc, even if you have had shingles, you can still receive the shingles vaccine to help prevent future occurrences of the disease. There i... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Yes: Antiviral medicines, such as acyclovir, famciclovir, or valacyclovir, to reduce the pain and the duration of shingles. Otc acetaminophen, aspirin, or ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Shingles=hibernation: Shingles occur when the chickenpox virus that infected someone in childhood decides to come out of hibernation causing painful breakouts on the skin. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 18 years experience
Yes : Shingles can be seen on practically any part of the body, including the arm, legs, buttocks, hips, abdomen, chest, back, face, nose, eyes.
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