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Posted 13 Nov 2014 by • 18 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?
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 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 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 ...
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 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.
Posted 25 Mar 2010 by • 17 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 ...
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 7 Jul 2012 by • 14 answers
so the Drs say I have Post Herpetic Neuralgia they say from shingles. I never had the outbreak but I suffer from horrible left sided burning chest pain 24/7 deep inside around the the breast area and it has affected my life for the past 2 1/2 yrs, only thing I remember was about six little blister ...
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 Jul 2012 by • 14 answers
on nerve pain, I have had chest pain for 2 1/2 yrs from what Ive been told by Drs from shingles, I have suffered this entire time given all kinds of B.S. pills from anti seizure to anti depressants and my one Pain Dr told me narcotics do not ease nerve pain... I would appreciated any insight on ...
Posted 18 Nov 2014 by • 1 answer
I am diagnosed with Shingles. Will it still the pain?
Posted 2 Apr 2013 by • 5 answers
I am a 53 year old white female. I was diagnosed with shingles Oct 5, 2012 on forehead and scalp; left eye swollen hideously. I was put on acyclovir and a round of steroids prescribed by ER physician. The actual crusting and healing of those lesions occurred within 3-4 weeks. After that I itched so ...
Posted 8 Aug 2011 by • 7 answers
I've never had a herpetic condition (including shingles), but several years ago lidoderm patches worked wonderfully for my upper back pain. In fact, the patches allowed me to eliminate all prescribed oral pain medications at the time. For whatever reason, that same upper back pain has ...