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Does Drinking Coffee Affect Shingles
No issues, kinda'...: Coffee drinking with shingles does not change the actual disease process of shingles. However, if caffeine causes you to be jittery or anxious, it can increase your sensitivity to the pain. If you are use to drinking coffee and it does not cause any changes normally, it should not bother you specifically relating to shingles. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Shingles (Herpes Zoster) (Definition)
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
I'm a 38 yr. Old woman and i'm on the 6th day of my first episode of shingles. Do you think drinking apple cider vinegar might help kill the virus?
I have this rash that looks like bites or hives. The only way it tends to dissapear is when I drink beer. Stress., hives, shingles? Im confused. It st
Doesn't make sense: I would see a physician as this makes no sense to me ...Read more
I drink French vanilla creme in my coffee several times a day, will this cause me to fail a ETG test? I haven't had alcohol
Is normal anxiety different from caffeine induced anxiety? When i drink coffee, i feel very unsettled and can't make it stop.
Don't drink coffee: Patient: it hurts every time i hit my thumb w/hammer. Doctor: then don't hit your thumb w/hammer. Anxiety is anxiety in terms of experience. What's different is cause. You know the cause. Better yet, it's avoidable. So stop drinking coffee. If you're really curious, pay attention to what happens when you drink tea, soda, or energy drinks as they all have caffeine to varying degrees. Chocolate, too. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Have a tooth in the front on bottom hurts in the am when i get up. And wen i drink coffee what is wrong. Can't see that it has a hole in it?
Needs exam: Hard to say exactly what the problem is without seeing the tooth and looking at a radiograph. It may have a cavity that you cannot see, or you may be grinding your teeth at night, hitting the tooth and causing inflammation. Either way have a local dentist look at it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Someone introduced my 12-year-old to coffee and now he wants it about 1-2x a month. Will this harm him? He doesn't drink soda and sleeps well with it
Twice a month : Drinking a couple of ounces of coffe twice a month will not hurt him. ...Read more
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