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thinking i may have shingles
A 21-year-old female asked:
37 years experience Family Medicine
If not improving: follow up with your doctor and have them check it.
A female asked:
55 years experience Psychiatry
Amitriptyline taper: I commend you for thinking about Juicing (from various vegetables and fruits) for health.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sounds right: Those sx would be suspicious for shingles. Treatment should start within 3 days of seeing the rash for best results. Anti inflammatories and topical c ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes but rare: Shingles, which is a reactivation of latent varicella zoster virus. Most people are infected with the virus as children and it lays dormant in our ne ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
49 years experience Psychiatry
Shingles ?: Yes , the virus is in u body and i advise u to take vaccine for it.
A 27-year-old female asked:
28 years experience General Practice
What?: Please rephrase your question. There is no data or history to answer your question "i am having big problems now?" it sounds like you are cleared of y ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
44 years experience Internal Medicine
No: There is no such evidence that incidence of shingles is increasing in younger population.
A female asked:
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It is highly unlikely that you had a case of shingles at 11yrs old. It is more likely that you developed chicken pox at that age. Shingles is a reac ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
20 years experience Family Medicine
Shingles: Shingles is reactivation of the varicella virus. You can only get it if you had chicken pox in the past.
A 32-year-old female asked:
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Shingles : This is not unusual as the nerve root has been inflamed and,unfortunately, postherpetic neuralgia may be a chronic condition. At this time I would ask ... Read More
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