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Posted 13 Sep 2010 by • 1 answer
I am just starting to take l-lysine as a friend suggested it. i am two weeks into shingles, started getting two cold sores and a terrible sty on the one eyelid. i'm thinking i could use this tablet more than once a day on a regular basis.
Persisting Pain, Shingles - I have neuropathy all through out my body and I do mean all through out?
Posted 7 Apr 2013 by • 11 answers
... I have it in my vaginal area, in the back of my legs, major burning and stinging sensations, down into my legs and feet, I have it in my arms and in my hands and even up into my face and ears. I itch all over, and I have had a few breakouts which always vary. I had a few in my vaginal area and ...
Posted 13 Nov 2014 by • 16 answers
I got my vaccine on a Friday, felt headachy and rundown all weekend. By Tuesday I was getting an outbreak. I hadn't had one in a pretty long time and I take acyclovir when I do. Coincidence or a side effect of the vaccine?
Posted 15 Apr 2012 by • 16 answers
my mom takes gabapentin twice a day for pain due to shingles. i have notice scince the past 6 months or so that her short term memory is consistantly getting worse. could this be due to gabapentin ? i think she has been taking it for about 12 months
Posted 31 May 2011 by • 9 answers
My doctor prescribed this for the nerve pain of shingles. I took one at bedtime, as prescribed, and waited almost 2 hours. It didn't seem to affect the pain at all and I could not sleep! I got up around 1:00 AM and took a Tylenol #4. I'm wondering why this drug didn't work for me? ...
Posted 5 May 2012 by • 9 answers
its not getting better its getting worse and the pain now is unbearable.. it is on my left front chest I have been on several different meds including, Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella Neurontin, Nortriptyline etc... and 7.5 mg of hydrocodone and none of this has helped my pain... they are guessing this ...
I found a prescription for Valtrex in my boyfriend's name. We've been together for several months &?
Posted 11 Sep 2009 by • 5 answers
... I've never noticed any warts or genital sores, & He "Claims" his dermatologist prescribed it for his face! He doesn't get cold sores or shingles. And I Do know he's said he's had achne problems in the past. I think I May have seen some sort of dry ...
Posted 18 May 2011 by • 5 answers
I was very glad to have this very effective relief from the unbelievable pain of shingles, but I hear that I shouldn't quit all of a sudden. I've only been taking them for 2 weeks, but my dosage was 2700 mil a day. My doctor has taken vacation and the paper that came with it just said ...
I have shingle for about 10 days now. I have some shingles above my belly button , on the side of my
Posted 30 Sep 2012 by • 3 answers
... belly and on my lower back. I don't have much pain at shingle site. But I have stomach and lower back stomach pain. My stomach is also bloated. Does anybody have the similar experience?
Posted 18 Nov 2014 by • 1 answer
I am diagnosed with Shingles. Will it still the pain?
Posted 2 Feb 2017 by • 1 answer
Posted 25 Mar 2010 by • 15 answers
My PCM ordered 300mg to be taken 3x a day. I haven't felt any significant relief from this, so I looked it up on this website. I found that I may not be taking enough, so I called my PCM, and she prescribed 400mg to be taken 3x a day. How long will it take for me to know if this is an ...
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Posted 7 Jan 2018 by • 3 answers
I have had shingles for 8 weeks. I took Valtrex at the onset. I am using a cream compounded by local pharmacy, plus lidocaine , ibuprofen, gabapentin, and more. Nothing has been able to receive the burning pain. If you have had experience with shingles and know of any medication that helped you ...
Posted 4 Apr 2018 by • 0 answers