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Last 2010 i got my herpes zoster or shingles. Now I have painful vaginal blisters. Are these blisters associated with my shingles ?Im 4yrs married
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
I recently had Shingles, now I am getting cold sores on both my lips and now I have a rash in my vaginal area, what is wrong with me?
Stressed host : Not sure I have the answer, but it sounds as though your body's defenses may be compromised, perhaps by the stress of your recent bout with shingles. Cold sore outbreaks are often related to stress, whether physical or emotional. The genital area rash may or may not be related. Suggest you see you doctor for examination. ...Read more
Had a shingles before and with monogamous married life.Now I have vaginal blisters.Could it be hsv2!?
Possible: See your GYN doctor to be evaluated and tested. ...Read more
Absolutely!: If pain persists after the rash is gone - postherpetic neuralgia (phn) - it needs to be treated aggressively so it does not last forever. The greater the severity and duration of the rash, the more like you are to have phn. Also, the older you are when you have shingles, the more likely you are to have phn. See a board certified pain specialist for help. Don't accept that it will just "go away.". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer