Am recovering from psoriasis and think I should get shingles vaccine but am scared to as afraid will renew psoriasis all over again.
Actually, it's plausible that the Shingles virus could aggravate Psoriasis. Psoriasis exists because the skin is always in "injured" mode, thus the faster production of more skin cells. When Shingles hits the dermal area it affects, it could trigger the "injured" mode of Psoriasis. Just because they are two, separate things doesn't mean they're mutually exclusive.
It most certainly can as I had the injection on Monday and now my psoriasis has flaired up and is very sore on my elbows and in my finger nails plus I had a fever and felt terrible
I researched it and found that non live virus injections are ok but live ones like shingles and smallpox can give a flaire up .
It's now a few days and fever subsided but still sore from flaire ups
Wish somebody had warned me about this
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