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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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Yes.: One may get recurrence of flare ups that may come and go.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
15 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Some patients may present with just the pain and the rash comes later or not at all. Treatment is still the same.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Although: some people have used rubbing alcohol on Shingle's lesions - warm soap and water is a simple & effective approach.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
When all scabs are g: When all scabs are gone. Most people already have the virus or immunity from a shot. You may transmit chicken pox to a susceptible person but shingles ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Balog
38 years experience Pain Management
If pain continues: Your symptoms should begin to improve after the blisters crust and heal. You are no longer contagious. Pain that persists afterwards is called post- ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Saab
42 years experience Family Medicine
Shingles: Post herpetic neuralgia is common after herpes zoster infection. Gabapentin and Elavil (amitriptyline) are helpful in this condition.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
No: with shingles generally delusions blister then scab up then go away they do not blister a second time
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Dr. Mehul Desai
18 years experience Pain Management
Shingles: This sounds more like shingles which is often accompanied by pain prior to the rash and continues once the rash is present. See your doctor there are ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Can take time: Herpes lesion appear periodically with varying time intervals and various stimuli. Having herpes does not rule of shingles.
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