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Can You Get Shingles On Your Legs
Can I get shingles on an arm and leg same side?...one week apart?...painful, blisters, and itching is awful...diagnosed left arm was shingles,....
Shingles (Herpes Zoster) (Definition)
Shingles is a painful blistering skin rash caused by the chickenpox virus (varicella zoster). Early treatment with antiviral medication (within 72 hours) lowers the risk of post herpetic neuralgia, which is lingering skin pain after the rash disappears. ...Read more
Got rashes on one leg a week ago,doc said shingles n said my 2yr old son can get chickenpox but he didn't. Is it normal? Or can be wrong diagnosis??
I had shingles two months ago and now it's back again and this time it's spread onto my legs, what should I do?
Shingles: You should go to a dermatologist to be evaluated. Unless you are immunosupressed it would be extremely rare for a 20 yr old to get shingles once, and almost never twice you must have something else. Perhaps herpes simplex or impetigo or contact dermatitis it may need to be evaluated with bacterial and viral cultures and a skin biopsy. Once diagnosed there medicine to help your condition. ...Read more
Im 45 and I had shingles on my right leg october last year.Now March it has come on the left leg what is the problem. Im healthy and have NO illnesses?
Shingles - twice: Shingles is bad enough the first time, but it doesn't seem fair to get it twice. About 10-20% of the US population will get shingles in their lifetime. Of those, only 1-4% will get it more than once, but unfortunately, that is well-known to happen. If your immune system is compromised, that can increase your risk. ...Read more
I have a shingles rash on my leg.... It can easily be covered. I work in a maternity unit. Can i work ?
Only if the: Lesions have completely crusted over.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is motor palsy common for shingles or is it something to worry about? I have shingles on my right and my leg is very very weak and tense
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