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Shingles lump under skin

A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Lumps under skin: Usually shingles doesn't present as hard lumps under the skin. The characteristic rash is vesicular and not nodular, but it's hard to say for sure wi... Read More

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Unlikely: It would be highly unusual to have shingles for 6 months without any rash. You may need a biopsy on these lumps to find out what the problem may be e... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Ebner
Dermatology 18 years experience
Inflammation: If you have shingles, then the skin is very inflamed as are the nerves that are involved. When there is that amount of inflammation, it is normal for... Read More
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Swollen gland: Likely what you are describing is something called lymphadenopathy, which is swelling and inflammation of lymph nodes. This can lead to pain and can ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Diagnosis: This may be a neuroma, might be shingles, or several other possibilities. Would need to see it in order to diagnose. Suggest that if you are not confi... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alain Ades
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Yes: The affected dermatome, nerve, goes to the front.
A female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Probably not shingle: See Dr. Shingles will produce a line of little blisters and scabs. Acyclovir given at proper doses and started on first or second day may shorten shin... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Post herpetic: Shingles can go but leave pain for years afterward. There could also be localized muscle spasm if the pain is intense enough.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 17 years experience
Complicated shingles: Without further information or a picture, a secondary bacterial infection (folliculitis) or dermatitis caused by topical treatment is suspected. It al... Read More
A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 29 years experience
Any infection on : that left side can lead to an enlarged lymph node. If its really shingles, though, it will extend typically from the middle of your back all the way a... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
Allergy and Immunology 51 years experience
Should be ok!: Local reaction to immunization shots are very common and should go away in a few days,

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