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shingles tongue symptoms

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. inderjit Deol
41 years experience Pathology
Shingles: Shingle can occur anywhere in the body, usually as painful blisters affecting one side of the body. This is caused by chicken pox (herpes zoster) vir ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Tuma
Dr. Gary Tuma answered
25 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not likely: shingles is zoster from having had the chicken pox. It is not transferred like that. If you put some kind of topical medicine on the sores you may hav ... Read More
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Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
No: By definition, if it is shingles it is a viral outbreak in someone who has had the disease before and their immunity has slightly lapsed. If it is shi ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
44 years experience Pediatrics
Shingles: This herpes zoster can lay along the facial dermatomes and be painful and numb from weeks to months, each case is different. Tylenol can be given for ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
Anywhere: Shingles, or herpes zoster, can appear anywhere; severe, disseminated cases appear over wide areas of distribution. Yes, you can get shingles that ma ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Kong
Dr. John Kong answered
18 years experience Dentistry
Yes: The virus that caused shingles (varicella zoster virus) can be passed to another person who never had chicken pox if that person contacts the active b ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Perioral Dermatitis: Shingles does not occur around the mouth but perioral dermatitis does.Perioral dermatitis is a skin disorder in which tiny red bumps form around the m ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Possible: Intraoral zoster is uncommon, but may produce a sharp unilateral distribution (trigeminal v3) of lesions. No intraoral prodromal symptoms occur. The l ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
Herpes, not zoster: You may have a different herpes virus, called simplex, not zoster (the one that causes chicken pox). Other viruses besides herpes simplex can be widel ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Shingles: Is not likely related to oral sex one month ago. If you are worried about hiv, get tested!
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