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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert McMurtrie
22 years experience Pain Management
Change antiviral?: You cannot get rid of the virus that causes chicken pox and also shingles - varicella zoster. Would be odd, but not impossible, to have shingles on f ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Shingles: does no "recur" Sounds like FOLLICULITIS (inflammation/infection) of the hair follicles! An antibacterial soap may help Good Luck Dr Z
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Gilbert
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Don't be offended: Be safe, get checked. That is a large number of places to have shingles erupt all at the same time. Your physician is doing his due diligence and ma ... Read More
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Dr. David Mcadams
22 years experience Internal Medicine
You should be tested: Try not to be offended, your doc has your best interest in mind and is being complete in the work up. 'Shingles' usually appears in a dermatome (mean ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Painful skin: Consult with us asap to see if you need a Rx for prevention of full blown shingles: have you had this before?
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Shingles: Yes it can be seen on the dorsum - it follows the distribution of the affected nerve. Cannot comment on how common this is.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Ernest
10 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Shingles is a reactivation of the same virus that causes chicken pox. It typically occurs in the same dermatomal distribution of the body, so to answ ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O PHN: After a bout of shingles some patients may develop post herpetic neuralgia. This condition is usually painful. If the area is numb you should be exami ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Yes possible: Any injection can cause a local swelling or irritation in the area of injection. This should resolve in a few days at the most. If still of concern, ... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
AntiViral/PainMeds&: We know that if we start Antiviral Antibiotics as soon as the blisters appear these are more effective.It is a very painful condition and for pain we ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Shingles: Sometimes pain presents before the rash is apparent.

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