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If you have the herpes simplex outbreaks, what dosage of lysine do you recommend?

Posted 13 Sep 2010 by joanne65 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 so confused 9 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 ...

Gabapentin 100 mg for shingles pain?

Posted 31 May 2011 by Red in Denver 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? ...

Can the shingles vaccine cause a genital herpes outbreak?

Posted 13 Nov 2014 by artsyrsc 14 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?

Gabapentin side effects?

Posted 15 Apr 2012 by gram gram 14 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

Shingles pain?? I have had constant burning gnawing intense left sided chest pain?

Posted 5 May 2012 by sunshine1109 8 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 wcmiller 4 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 ...

For what tipe of pain do you use Adco- Napacod?

Posted 18 Nov 2014 by Gorrelroos 1 answer

I am diagnosed with Shingles. Will it still the pain?

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 Oldtsan 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?

Whats the best way to discontinue gabapentin?

Posted 18 May 2011 by mcal 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 ...

Valtrex - How to treat my first case of shingles pain? I'm 72. Did not have vaccine. I live alone?

Posted 16 days ago by Pamela Janis 0 answers

Burning between & under shoulder blades. Amy activity causes shortness of breath. Sporadic needle - like pain in feet, arms & legs. Rash appeared 8/23. Valacyclovir prescribed 8/28. Rash subsiding while pain increasing. What other Rx could I take? Will Advil help?

Is it essential to take amitriptyline as part of treatment of shingles?

Posted 31 Aug 2017 by 123shine 0 answers

Have been diagnosed with shingles 3 days into treatment with aciclovir. Prescribled amitriptyline too but very reluctant to take as susceptible to side effects. Will it reduced affectiveness if do not take them.

Lyrica - I got shingles blisters on one side of face and both hands?

Posted 28 Aug 2017 by Tillysue 0 answers

after taking lyrica just 3 weeks 300 mg.i went off it for a week and took massive doses of l- lysine etc to cull the shingles and this worked always had in 35 yrs of keeping shingles at bay..started lyrica again and after 2 weeks the hands are burning and wanting to flare and herpes simplex cold ...

Can Aspercreme with lidocaine be used on shingles?

Posted 2 Feb 2017 by mpp 1 answer

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