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Shingles and sore throat and sensitive scslp?

Shingles and sore throat and sensitive scslp?

Unless shingles: is on your scalp, likely multiple things going on at same time ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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If you have shingles can you still have a sore throat 4 days after the rash/blisters appear?

If you have shingles can you still have a sore throat 4 days after the rash/blisters appear?

Not sure: why you would have a sore throat as shingles affects skin and not oral mucosa generally. Sore throat is most likely coincidental unless you are talking about the skin around your neck and that is where the rash occurred. If so then you may have post-hepetic neuropathy. If this persists consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Off & on sharp pain 2 inches behind right ear.Getting over a major burning sore throat on same side for a month. Major stress recently.Stress related?

Enlarged node: You are likely feeling an enlarged periauricular lymph node or else you are developing shingles. This is based on you being stressed- this will depress your immunity and will allow the varicella virus to come out of dormancy . Get it checked out by a health professional. ...Read more

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I have numbness and a fuzzy feeling in my scalp , face and forehead also fuzzy feeling in limbs and a sore throat which moved from left side to right ?

I have numbness and a fuzzy feeling in my scalp , face and forehead also fuzzy feeling in limbs and a sore throat which moved from left side to right ?

See a doctor: You may just be coming down with a virus, but the numbness in the scalp/face/forehead isn't a common symptom of the usual sore throat/common cold. Sometimes shingles can start as a "nerve"-like feeling, so if you've had chicken pox in the past, and you see a rash start, see a doctor right away, especially if it is on your face (can affect vision if left untreated). ...Read more

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I have a sore throat and a cough with yellow phlegm but now I have a red blistery rash in one area on my back. I have no fever. Do u know what this is?

I have a sore throat and a cough with yellow phlegm but now I have a red blistery rash in one area on my back. I have no fever. Do u know what this is?

Blistery rashes: could certainly be a form of herpes or shingles. see dermatologist for correct diagnosis and treatment. Shingles can occur if you have had chickenpox in the past only. ...Read more

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