A 29-year-old female asked:
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29 year old female with reocurring shingles or staph infection can't tell which they look a lot alike. what would cause them to reocurr for 8 years?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Get seen: This is the 21st century and even in our dysfunctional health care system, you have a right to know which of these two very different illnesses you have -- or whether it's something else entirely. Recurring staph is a danger to life; recurring shingles to long-term health.
Answered on Dec 28, 2017
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