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Can You Get Shingles Without Blisters
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
My mom thinks she might have shingle and i poped a blister on her back and it hit me on the chin if she dose have shingles can I get it?
Can my 7 month old baby get chickenpox from someone if they have shingles but the blisters haven't broken the skin and they r on medication?
They are contagious: Until all those blisters are crusted over and there are no new ones. Their medication does not protect your baby. ...Read more
Just diagnosed with shingles, started on valtrex (valacyclovir) . Will I continue to get more of a rash or will it stop it from new forming blisters/rash?
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,....
Got tested for HSV 1 & 2 blood test came back negative.. Could these blisters i get on my inner thighs be shingles?They resemble HSV blisters, burn and itch a lot any help would be greatly appreciated.
My mom got shingles 8 days ago.I'm 18, never had chickenpox, but had the vaccine 2x. Can I get the virus? I had no direct contact w/ her blisters&rash
I wouldn't worry: The 2 doses of vaccine places you in the 95% range of having immunity to CPX. The shingles also differs from regular CPX by not passing in the air if you were in the room with her.To be exposed, a vulnerable person would need direct contact to debris from the wounds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Herpes zoster: Usually within 24-48 hours from onset of symptoms. ...Read more
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