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Avatar f tn I have rash -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span> and -color: #dae8f4'>back and fingers but questi-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on is in my ear and throat? Because I can feel rash and make me itching in my ear and throat? Is Shingle have inside body?
Cat Shingles usually starts as a painful rash -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>one side -color: #dae8f4'>of the face or body. Most comm-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>only, the rash occurs in a single stripe around either the left or the right side -color: #dae8f4'>of the body. The rash usually involves a narrow area from the spine around to the fr-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>ont -color: #dae8f4'>of the belly area or chest. The rash may also involve the face, eyes, mouth, and ears. For more informati-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on, you can visit http://www.cdc.gov/shingles/about/symptoms.
Avatar f tn Can I spread it to other parts -color: #dae8f4'>of my body, like if I touch my leg and then touch my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span> would I then develop the rash -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span>?
Avatar n tn My daughter (16 years old) has a rash that the doctors she has seen think are shingles. There are no blisters and to much pain but the rash seems to follow a pattern from under her arm and across her -color: #dae8f4'>back al-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>ong what could be a nerve. She is itchy, a bit nauseous and has chills. She has had the rash for just over a week and it is c-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>ontinuing to spread. She now has a spot -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on her wrist. My questi-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>ons are: Typically how l-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>ong does shingles spread? Is it too late for anti-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-virals?
Avatar f tn I had/have a rotator cuff injury that became a frozen -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>shoulder. Regarding Shingles, that doesn't always produce a rash. But it usually doesn't come out -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span>. You should see your doctor to c-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>onfirm what it is. My injury was excruciatingly painful the first m-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>onth or two and it was stabbing pain as well. The itching could just be a nerve related thing.
Avatar m tn oddly enough the rash makes a weird squiggle shape -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on my stomach) I began feeling a burning sensati-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on like shingles a few weeks ago and this rash appea-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>red. It happened after I shaved my full body for a swim meet and swam in the pool. Is it shingles? or something else?
Avatar f tn I am experiencing that same exact pain again in a different area but there isn't a rash. Is it possible to get shingles again? Without a rash? The pain is exactly the same.
Avatar m tn Should I wash my clothes separately? The rash is -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on my -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>shoulder/upper <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span> and slightly -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on chest. 3. I did an Igm test 5 days after the pain started (and same day I noticed the rash). It came -color: #dae8f4'>back negative. Is this possible? 4. The headache is much better (day 7) but I have severe pain down both legs (hamstrings and calves), but no rash there. Is this normal? I cant sleep at night and need potent pain killers for the pain.
Avatar n tn Hello, I'm a regular athlete who just came down with the shingles for the sec-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>ond time in 15 years, this time I got the rash -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on my left <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span>, from the wrist up to my -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>shoulder, rash following the nerve path, I sort -color: #dae8f4'>of knew what it was and started taking 800 mg -color: #dae8f4'>of Acyclovir four times a day (it was the weekend and wouldn't see a doctor until M-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>onday) I had read about this, My brother in-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-law M.D.
Avatar f tn This is -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on top -color: #dae8f4'>of my debilitating Multiple Sclerosis. My blisters/sores started in the palm -color: #dae8f4'>of my left hand and ran all up my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span> -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>- under my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span> and up my -color: #dae8f4'>neck. The pain (and blisters) runs al-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>ong the nerve endings and in my case the nerve pain up the -color: #dae8f4'>neck and ear was exruciating and unrelenting and made me very nauseous. I had a course -color: #dae8f4'>of Acyclovir (Zovirax) and str-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>ong pain killers. I am left with post herpetic nerve pain in my arm which has lasted 6 weeks so far.
Avatar f tn and told him I had had the Zostivax shot in April and asked if it was possible I had shingles. He didn't seem to think so as he saw no rash or sores. He sent me for blood tests which came -color: #dae8f4'>back normal. The 6th day the burning sensati-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on went -color: #dae8f4'>back to the mid secti-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on and stayed in the -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>shoulder blade area. 7th day the pain was all across the -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>shoulder blade area and under the left arm. I called the Drs. -color: #dae8f4'>office and after 24 hrs they finally got -color: #dae8f4'>back to me and orde-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>red neur-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>ontin.
Avatar f tn hi i have been diagnosed for 4 years now with shingles every year a rash comes up in a band under my right arm and my breast so every time i go to my doctors they tell me its shingles give me medicati-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on but its the pain i get pain in my feet ,my knees,my -color: #dae8f4'>back and elbows and can hardly walk so i have to take at least 4 weeks -color: #dae8f4'>of work do you think it could be something else and not shingles but if it is shingles how can i prevent it keep coming -color: #dae8f4'>back.
Avatar f tn over the SUMMER I got a what you could call a rash -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span> it was -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>red and hurt a little and itch but just around it not -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on it. it also had sta-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>red making little bumps. the next day it the bumps looked like they there blisters I went to the ER and the dr -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>only looked at me for about a min and said I had shingles. the nurse said she really did not think that was it bc shingles spreads and this has not just stayed in the same spot.
5908533 tn?1376498302 I have a burning pain mostly -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on my left side under the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span> is numbness and it rotates to the upper -color: #dae8f4'>back with chills the pain is c-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>onstantly everyday now. No rash, but the pain and burning is now beginning to effect the right side -color: #dae8f4'>of my body as well, my doctor has no clue. Could this be Shingles? This all started about 2 years ago and my symptoms are getting worse my -color: #dae8f4'>back is burning it feels like being stung by wasps with a pricken pain...Help.
Avatar n tn I went to my doctor 2 days later and found out I had shingles and it was too late to treat it. It spread down my -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>shoulder to my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span> and hand. It was so bad and so painful I felt my b-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>ones were burning. It is a year and a half later now and I am paralized, my left arm and hand and am -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on narcotics and neur-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>ontin for damaged nerves, yet i suffer with pain everyday. My ulner nerve was killed and the other 2 main nerves are barely alive.
2071240 tn?1331484314 It is -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>onLY c-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>ontagious during the phase when the patient has developed blisters with clear fluid but the rash covering the blisters is yet to develop crusts. Simply put, shingles' c-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>ontagious period ends with the blisters getting scabbed and drying up.&quot; I thought this might help clarify the c-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>ontagious issue.
Avatar f tn I have had pain in lower left side that started in fr-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>ont rib area and now all the way to under left <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span> in a line. Have -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>one -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>red dot that does not hurt. Dr w-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>ont diagnose as shingles but thinks it is. Two drs in family say sounds like it by ph-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>one. Local dr w-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>ont give me anything for pain. Any suggesti-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>ons?
Avatar m tn Can you have shingles without having a rash. I am having severe burning and terrible pain in my left arm and armpit.
Avatar f tn Rashes like the -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>one you have could be a part -color: #dae8f4'>of autoimmune disorder or could be due to shingles -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>only. However shingles rash is usually accompanied by pain. In fact there can be pain without rash in shingles. So pain is a dominating feature. If there is no pain, then an autoimmune comp-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>onent should be thought -color: #dae8f4'>of. Please discuss this with the specialist you are currently seeing for your autoimmune disorder. Hope this helps. Take care!
Avatar n tn Is it possible to be diagnosed with shingles without having an external rash? The pain is -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on my left side -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>only in a band near my waist line. The pain is horrific -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>- even to the touch. All symptoms seem to be c-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>onsistent with shingles but after 2 weeks -color: #dae8f4'>of this, there is no rash. Narcotics, vicodin and darvocet have helped some but not completely.
Avatar f tn I have a very irratible itchy rash -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on my left arm. It started with the feelings -color: #dae8f4'>of &quot;bugs&quot; crawling under my skin. with much itching it now has scabs and it itches TERRIBLY with no relief from anything I have tried to stop this itch&gt; Please help me!!
Avatar f tn For the last 3 m-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>onths I have been having severe pain around my left side under my breast and wrapping around my body. My doctors originally said shingles told me to watch out for rash and gave me anitbiotics because my white cell count was high... 2 weeks later, no rash and still in pain. So they orde-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>red a str-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>onger antibiotic since my white cell count was still high... 2 weeks later, same story. We then did a CTscan, x rays, and everything was negative.
Avatar n tn Hey, There is a 2 or 3 inch rash looking thing -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span>, looks like a bunch -color: #dae8f4'>of raised lines across it. A day later is disappea-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>red so I just passed it -color: #dae8f4'>off like it was nothing. Than the next day it reappea-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>red just a little bit under my forearm, below my elbow. Its itchy but i'm not scratching. It reappea-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>red pretty close to where it last was.
Avatar n tn I have a rash that first appea-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>red -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span> about 5 years ago when I moved from a dry climate to a very humid -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>one. The rash comes and goes, and generally appears -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on the antecubital fossa -color: #dae8f4'>of my right arm. It has been difficult to have it looked at, because it has -color: #dae8f4'>often disappea-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>red by the time I can get an appointment. At -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>one time I had a PA tell me it was ringworm based soley -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on appearance, but I have seen ringworm and it doesn't look like it at all.
Avatar f tn Hi Welcome to the MedHelp forum! Rashless shingles is possible especially since you feel a change in the texture -color: #dae8f4'>of the skin. However, the treatment is same—antivirals al-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>ong with something for pain and local applicati-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>ons. If you have taken all these and still have no improvement, then yes, you need to reevaluate the cause.
Avatar n tn I was diagnosed with shingles 10 days ago. I have a small patch -color: #dae8f4'>of the shingles rash -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on my left hand at the base -color: #dae8f4'>of my thumb. The rash is drying up and not itchy anymore. However, in the past several days I have had excruciating pain in my left -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>shoulder and -color: #dae8f4'>neck and those areas are very sensitive to the touch. I have no rash in the -color: #dae8f4'>neck &amp; -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>shoulder areas. Could the -color: #dae8f4'>neck &amp; -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>shoulder pain be a symptom -color: #dae8f4'>of the shingles virus? Or should I look for other causes?
Avatar f tn I have a rash -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span>. There are 12 bumps, that looks like they have scabs in them. The entire rash is about the size -color: #dae8f4'>of a quarter. It has never itched, but it is sore and tender. I d-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on't have medical insurance, and I am a single mom, so I can't really afford to go get it checked, unless I know it is something serious.
Avatar f tn Now instead -color: #dae8f4'>of just a few small bumps and a few blisters it is just -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>one huge blister. I also have a smaller cluster a little higher and am getting some -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>arm</span> where my arm would touch my leg, -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on my -color: #dae8f4'>back -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on the opposite side and in my inner thigh. The doctor thought it might be shingles or a herpes outbreak! She put me -color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>background-color: #dae8f4'>-color: #dae8f4'>on 800 mg -color: #dae8f4'>of Acyclovir 5 times a day. I have had 9 doses and it seems to be getting worse not better. I have had bumps come up and form blisters within just a few hours today.