A 57-year-old male asked:
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shingles left hand up to elbow 6 days in. on antiviral. now deep pain lft shldr blade. related pain from shingles or muscle strain?

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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain due to shingles: Herpes zoster or shingles rash appear on dermatomes- as per nerve supply. Probably your rash was affecting left cervical 7 nerve segment which can extend on part of scapula.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019
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