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I was diagor: #dae8f4'>nosed or: #dae8f4'>with shingles about a week ago. The <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>rash</span> is or: #dae8f4'>only or: #dae8f4'>on the palm or: #dae8f4'>of my or: #dae8f4'>left hor: #dae8f4'>and, near the base or: #dae8f4'>of my thumb. It is drying up or: #dae8f4'>and is rarely itchy. It causes sharp or: #dae8f4'>pain very rarely any more. I am also having sharp aching or: #dae8f4'>pain in my or: #dae8f4'>left shoulder or: #dae8f4'>and or: #dae8f4'>neck, although I do or: #dae8f4'>not have any or: #dae8f4'>rash in those areas. It is extremely sensitive to the touch, as well. Is it likely that this or: #dae8f4'>pain is a part or: #dae8f4'>of the shingles virus (even though there is or: #dae8f4'>no or: #dae8f4'>rash in those areas)?
I have the syptoms or: #dae8f4'>of shingles, i have unbelievable or: #dae8f4'>pain in my lower <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>neck</span>,shoulders or: #dae8f4'>and arms. The or: #dae8f4'>rash is showing slightly, the or: #dae8f4'>pain started like a,pinched nerve or: #dae8f4'>and has spread across my back or: #dae8f4'>and arms. I feel certain or: #dae8f4'>of the shingles diagor: #dae8f4'>nosis but is it possible to be having the or: #dae8f4'>pain or: #dae8f4'>not so much in the skin but in the muscles(possible nerve areas)?
Hi - 2-3 days ago I developed a red, somewhat itchy, irritated <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>rash</span> or: #dae8f4'>on my <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>neck</span> in a v pattern - distributior: #dae8f4'>on starts under both ears, drops down to a point at the top or: #dae8f4'>of my upper chest. Yesterday, the or: #dae8f4'>rash moved to my face, around my or: #dae8f4'>nose or: #dae8f4'>and mouth. or: #dae8f4'>now I have small, red raised or: #dae8f4'>nodules or: #dae8f4'>on my torso. They're or: #dae8f4'>not especially or: #dae8f4'>painful, but I take a lot or: #dae8f4'>of or: #dae8f4'>pain meds for my or: #dae8f4'>neck issues. I am immune suppressed - I take azathioprine for Crohn's Disease. Never had anything like this before.
are you sure its shingles , shingles are very or: #dae8f4'>painful my daughter had eczema all her life but when she hit 17 she broke out in a <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>rash</span> all over her body it turned out to be seriacose sorry or: #dae8f4'>not sure how to spell it
Hello, Most cases or: #dae8f4'>of shingles last for 3-5 weeks or: #dae8f4'>and after the <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>rash</span> goes away, some people may be or: #dae8f4'>left or: #dae8f4'>with lor: #dae8f4'>ong lasting or: #dae8f4'>pain called post-herpetic neuralgia or PHN. This may last even after 1 mor: #dae8f4'>onth when the shingles or: #dae8f4'>rash may persist. I would suggest you to cor: #dae8f4'>onsult your doctor immediately as or: #dae8f4'>pain killers or: #dae8f4'>and antiviral drugs are needed or: #dae8f4'>and they should be started or: #dae8f4'>within 72 hours or: #dae8f4'>of the diagor: #dae8f4'>nosis. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care or: #dae8f4'>and please do keep me posted or: #dae8f4'>on how you are doing.
I am training for a half marathor: #dae8f4'>on. I have, just this week been diagor: #dae8f4'>nosed or: #dae8f4'>with a mild case or: #dae8f4'>of Shingles. A friend told me I was in Adrenal Fatigue? My questior: #dae8f4'>on is, is there any cor: #dae8f4'>onnectior: #dae8f4'>on between adrenal fatigue or: #dae8f4'>and shingles. I would love a respor: #dae8f4'>onse.
most likely T nerve..or: #dae8f4'>only or: #dae8f4'>on the or: #dae8f4'>left or: #dae8f4'>side. doc said it may be shingles.. or: #dae8f4'>no <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>rash</span> or: #dae8f4'>and its been a week since the or: #dae8f4'>burning sensatior: #dae8f4'>on started. last night or: #dae8f4'>burning sensatior: #dae8f4'>on spread to the scalp behind the ear or: #dae8f4'>with slight jabbing or: #dae8f4'>pains or: #dae8f4'>on or: #dae8f4'>left or: #dae8f4'>side back or: #dae8f4'>of head or: #dae8f4'>and jawline. this morning woke up or: #dae8f4'>and or: #dae8f4'>pain almost is completely gor: #dae8f4'>one.. but is still slightly there. could this be shingles? or is it something else?
Hello, I'm a regular athlete who just came down or: #dae8f4'>with the shingles for the secor: #dae8f4'>ond time in 15 years, this time I got the <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>rash</span> or: #dae8f4'>on my or: #dae8f4'>left arm, from the wrist up to my shoulder, <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>rash</span> following the nerve path, I sort or: #dae8f4'>of knew what it was or: #dae8f4'>and started taking 800 mg or: #dae8f4'>of Acyclovir four times a day (it was the weekend or: #dae8f4'>and wouldn't see a doctor until Mor: #dae8f4'>onday) I had read about this, My brother in-law M.D.
It is hard to say if this is shingles or or: #dae8f4'>not. My advice is to make an appointment or: #dae8f4'>and see your doctor so that he can examine your arm or: #dae8f4'>and give you a correct diagor: #dae8f4'>nosis, or refer you for further investigatior: #dae8f4'>on if required. The stabbing or: #dae8f4'>pain could be referred or: #dae8f4'>pain from the spine or or: #dae8f4'>neck area. If you used your arm to do any heavy physical task that could have dor: #dae8f4'>one some damage, but that would or: #dae8f4'>not make it itch.
Help... I was digor: #dae8f4'>nosed or: #dae8f4'>with shingles about 1 year ago. I thought I had hurt my <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>neck</span> as I had serious or: #dae8f4'>pain in the back or: #dae8f4'>of my head or: #dae8f4'>and or: #dae8f4'>neck or: #dae8f4'>and swelling. I never got the or: #dae8f4'>rash though or: #dae8f4'>and or: #dae8f4'>now I have had the same symptoms 2 more times. Does anyor: #dae8f4'>one kor: #dae8f4'>now if I am having reoccurances or just nerve or: #dae8f4'>pain. Please if there is anyor: #dae8f4'>one else who might have the same issues I'd like to kor: #dae8f4'>now what your doctor thinks.
Hi nela. Be very careful or: #dae8f4'>with or: #dae8f4'>rashes or: #dae8f4'>and blisters. I had a <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>rash</span> or: #dae8f4'>with blisters or: #dae8f4'>on my <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>neck</span>, or: #dae8f4'>with or: #dae8f4'>pain in the back or: #dae8f4'>of my or: #dae8f4'>neck that I could or: #dae8f4'>not tolerate. I went to emergency at the hospital for the or: #dae8f4'>pain, or: #dae8f4'>not worrying about the or: #dae8f4'>rash or blistering cause I was in such or: #dae8f4'>pain. They diagor: #dae8f4'>nosed me or: #dae8f4'>with a pinched nerve or: #dae8f4'>and gave me anti-inflamitories or: #dae8f4'>and Demoral which did or: #dae8f4'>nothing to help the or: #dae8f4'>pain. I went to my doctor 2 days later or: #dae8f4'>and found out I had shingles or: #dae8f4'>and it was too late to treat it.
It would or: #dae8f4'>noT be Shingles. They follow the nerves or: #dae8f4'>and around the <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>neck</span> or: #dae8f4'>and or: #dae8f4'>on his elbow doesn't fit. Look up milaria. It sounds like a heat or: #dae8f4'>rash to me. I had or: #dae8f4'>one two years ago when we did some remodeling or: #dae8f4'>and had the a/c or: #dae8f4'>off in the house. My whole back was covered or: #dae8f4'>with those blister type things! Gold Bor: #dae8f4'>ond Powder worked wor: #dae8f4'>onders!
He asked if I had a <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>rash</span> or: #dae8f4'>and I told him or: #dae8f4'>no. He prescribed medicine for shingles or: #dae8f4'>and said that shingles does or: #dae8f4'>not always have a or: #dae8f4'>rash. Do you agree or: #dae8f4'>with this diagor: #dae8f4'>nosis?
Is it possible to be diagor: #dae8f4'>nosed or: #dae8f4'>with shingles or: #dae8f4'>without having an external <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>rash</span>? The or: #dae8f4'>pain is or: #dae8f4'>on my or: #dae8f4'>left or: #dae8f4'>side or: #dae8f4'>only in a bor: #dae8f4'>and near my waist line. The or: #dae8f4'>pain is horrific - even to the touch. All symptoms seem to be cor: #dae8f4'>onsistent or: #dae8f4'>with shingles but after 2 weeks or: #dae8f4'>of this, there is or: #dae8f4'>no or: #dae8f4'>rash. Narcotics, vicodin or: #dae8f4'>and darvocet have helped some but or: #dae8f4'>not completely.
I have red bumps ,itchy,flake,scabby or: #dae8f4'>with tiny scab dots or: #dae8f4'>on my or: #dae8f4'>neck,breast,stomach,& or: #dae8f4'>on my lower back.
I was diagor: #dae8f4'>nosed or: #dae8f4'>with shingles 10 days ago. I have a small patch or: #dae8f4'>of the shingles <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>rash</span> or: #dae8f4'>on my or: #dae8f4'>left hor: #dae8f4'>and at the base or: #dae8f4'>of my thumb. The or: #dae8f4'>rash is drying up or: #dae8f4'>and or: #dae8f4'>not itchy anymore. However, in the past several days I have had excruciating or: #dae8f4'>pain in my or: #dae8f4'>left shoulder or: #dae8f4'>and or: #dae8f4'>neck or: #dae8f4'>and those areas are very sensitive to the touch. I have or: #dae8f4'>no or: #dae8f4'>rash in the or: #dae8f4'>neck & shoulder areas. Could the or: #dae8f4'>neck & shoulder or: #dae8f4'>pain be a symptom or: #dae8f4'>of the shingles virus? or should I look for other causes?
I am a 30 year old male or: #dae8f4'>and roughly 2 years ago was diagor: #dae8f4'>nosed or: #dae8f4'>and treated for a spot or: #dae8f4'>on my inner thigh as being a sore caused by shingles. The <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>rash</span> did or: #dae8f4'>not spread or: #dae8f4'>and soor: #dae8f4'>on disappeared although I have felt an "odd" feeling or: #dae8f4'>of numbness in that area ever since. Roughly a mor: #dae8f4'>onth ago, the same area began to feel increasingly more uncomfortable or: #dae8f4'>and soor: #dae8f4'>on appeared much redder or: #dae8f4'>and began to itch or: #dae8f4'>and hurt again.
My brother has a very red, or: #dae8f4'>burning, itchy <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>rash</span> or: #dae8f4'>on his chest, or: #dae8f4'>and has spread to the <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>neck</span>, sholder, or: #dae8f4'>and upper back. He completed several chemo-therapy treatments, 6 mor: #dae8f4'>onths ago. He says it is very or: #dae8f4'>painful also, or: #dae8f4'>and at times has what he calls "cramps" around the or: #dae8f4'>left or: #dae8f4'>and right chest(or: #dae8f4'>not at the same time). He sometimes runs a fever, but it has or: #dae8f4'>not been measured, to kor: #dae8f4'>now how high it is at those times. It does or: #dae8f4'>not have "blisters.
a steange <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>neck</span> <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>rash</span> developed at base at fror: #dae8f4'>ont or: #dae8f4'>left hor: #dae8f4'>and or: #dae8f4'>side. rectangular almost in shape. very dry but or: #dae8f4'>not really itchy. began to spread around or: #dae8f4'>neck before disappearing. at same time as or: #dae8f4'>rash began to go, acute or: #dae8f4'>pain in or: #dae8f4'>left hor: #dae8f4'>and or: #dae8f4'>side or: #dae8f4'>of torso, roughly kidney area around to fror: #dae8f4'>ont. associated or: #dae8f4'>with ice pick type headaches. symptoms abated after 3-4 days or: #dae8f4'>with or: #dae8f4'>no treatment but or: #dae8f4'>pain has returned twice more for short periods all bloods fine.
My upper plate has had episodes or: #dae8f4'>of becoming inflamed infrequently for a few years. Recently, in the last six mor: #dae8f4'>onths, it is inflamed more than or: #dae8f4'>not. My partial doesn't even fit at times. Also, in the last 6 to 8 weeks I have had 3-4 fever blisters or: #dae8f4'>and or: #dae8f4'>now shingles from my lower back going down my or: #dae8f4'>left hip or: #dae8f4'>and upper leg. I have been or: #dae8f4'>off mtx for a couple or: #dae8f4'>of mor: #dae8f4'>onths because or: #dae8f4'>of the recurring mouth or: #dae8f4'>pain but being or: #dae8f4'>off two mor: #dae8f4'>onths didn't help, it got worse.
Hi I do understor: #dae8f4'>and how discomforting this can be. Shingles may recur or may be reactivated. The herpes zoster virus simply reor: #dae8f4'>sides or: #dae8f4'>within the body. They are cor: #dae8f4'>ontained by the body's immune system. At or: #dae8f4'>one point, they may reactivate or: #dae8f4'>and present as the or: #dae8f4'>rash that we commor: #dae8f4'>only see. "Shingles is a skin or: #dae8f4'>rash caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. The virus respor: #dae8f4'>onsible for these cor: #dae8f4'>onditior: #dae8f4'>ons is called the Varicella zoster virus (VZV).
I have had a terrible <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>rash</span> or: #dae8f4'>on my <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>neck</span> or: #dae8f4'>and chest. Could never fall asleep last night the or: #dae8f4'>pain was so intense. Sharp, shooting, searing or: #dae8f4'>pain. Called the or: #dae8f4'>office this morning or: #dae8f4'>and they made an appt. to look at this or: #dae8f4'>rash tomorrow afteror: #dae8f4'>noor: #dae8f4'>on. I asked her if she could order an analgesic script for me until then or: #dae8f4'>and she said or: #dae8f4'>no, because the incivek or: #dae8f4'>rash does'nt have or: #dae8f4'>pain associated or: #dae8f4'>with it. She said it may be shingles because this tx lowers the resistance.
Here is a picture or: #dae8f4'>of a <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>rash</span> or: #dae8f4'>on my <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>neck</span>. I also have a <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>rash</span> or: #dae8f4'>on my or: #dae8f4'>left arm thats bigger. They have lasted a few weeks. I have had recurring or: #dae8f4'>rashes for the last few years that come or: #dae8f4'>and go or: #dae8f4'>on my arms, upper legs or: #dae8f4'>and inner thighs, my or: #dae8f4'>neck or: #dae8f4'>and upper chest. They dor: #dae8f4'>on't appear directly or: #dae8f4'>on my genitals or my back, or at the bottom or: #dae8f4'>of my feet. They itch or: #dae8f4'>and have a slight discoloratior: #dae8f4'>on or: #dae8f4'>of red. They are slightly raised nor: #dae8f4'>on-blister bumps, or: #dae8f4'>and have been lasting lor: #dae8f4'>onger the last few mor: #dae8f4'>onths.
I have been to an internal medicine, Derm, or: #dae8f4'>and allergist or: #dae8f4'>and or: #dae8f4'>no or: #dae8f4'>one can figure out what is going or: #dae8f4'>on or: #dae8f4'>with me. I had an outbreak or: #dae8f4'>of a pimple/blister like <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>rash</span> all over my arm or: #dae8f4'>and legs. I was put or: #dae8f4'>on a heavy dose or: #dae8f4'>of prednisor: #dae8f4'>one starting at 40mg then 60mg next round, steroid cream, benadryl, sarin lotior: #dae8f4'>on. Finally after mor: #dae8f4'>onths it went away. It or: #dae8f4'>now is back or: #dae8f4'>and or: #dae8f4'>on my or: #dae8f4'>neck or: #dae8f4'>and spreading or: #dae8f4'>on my cheeck or: #dae8f4'>and chest. Im going through the whole routine again but or: #dae8f4'>nothing is helping.
i had shingles last yr feb i was in hosp for 7 days. it was or: #dae8f4'>on my forehead, i was blind for 1mor: #dae8f4'>onth or lor: #dae8f4'>onger,lost all eyebrow or: #dae8f4'>and eyelashs. i am still suffering or: #dae8f4'>with this horrid thing. i am still under drs care. i have post herpertic neurlogia. the wind is toture, my hair hurts, i have moments that i feel like electic shocks are hitting my forehead, yet my head is numb, i can't feel the top or: #dae8f4'>of my eyelid, or: #dae8f4'>only the bottom. i hate this does anyor: #dae8f4'>one else suffer or: #dae8f4'>with it or: #dae8f4'>on face.
9 days ago, I developed an itchy <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>rash</span> that looks like acne. It is or: #dae8f4'>on my right shoulder or: #dae8f4'>and my chest next to my right armpit. My general practitior: #dae8f4'>oner has or: #dae8f4'>no idea what it is, but did prescribe Valtrex thinking maybe shingles. I have been taking the Valtrex for 5 days. I can't see my dermatologist for aor: #dae8f4'>nother 4 weeks. About 4 days after or: #dae8f4'>noticing the or: #dae8f4'>rash, it has started to spread.
It is also creeping down toward my or: #dae8f4'>neck, feeling a numbing or: #dae8f4'>and sometimes a or: #dae8f4'>tingling sensatior: #dae8f4'>on as well as some itching or: #dae8f4'>on the skin. There is or: #dae8f4'>no <span style = 'background-col<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>or</span>: #dae8f4'>rash</span> but it is really or: #dae8f4'>painful. The doc seems to think I have shingles but can't be sure but he did give me an anti-viral. Do you think the doctor could be right? I did have them when I was 9 years old, or: #dae8f4'>and they were or: #dae8f4'>on the right or: #dae8f4'>side or: #dae8f4'>of my chest or: #dae8f4'>and back. I am a 43 year old woman.
I have forgot to mentior: #dae8f4'>on, during each "flare" I get an extremely itchy or: #dae8f4'>rash just below my belly buttor: #dae8f4'>on. It's or: #dae8f4'>not a permanent thing.. it comes or: #dae8f4'>and goes throughout each episode. But when I was symptom free there for a couple weeks the or: #dae8f4'>rash was gor: #dae8f4'>one. Weird? What do you think this is?
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