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Looks Like Shingles... OUCH! by Sandy Patient Expert Posted Fri 22 May 2009 11:44pm 2 Comments Greetings from the "Sunshine State" The first sign of Shingles may include itching, tingling, and burning. A few days later a blistering rash appears which can last up to 30 days! I would like to share with you my very painful past few weeks! This is how it happened. Around August 12th, I seemed to have developed an ear ache, so I ... Read on »
Nothing funny about shingles by Total Health Breakthroughs Patient Expert Posted Thu 17 Dec 2009 12:00am I was diagnosed with shingles on Tuesday, and have tried to come up with something funny to say about the experience, but have lost my grin. I waited an hour to set up a same-day appointment after we first saw the blister rash (the dear husband was the first to diagnose it, so I was only going for a second opinion). The PA that I met with later ... Read on »
Info on Shingles from the Mayo Clinic by ckmiletti Patient Expert Posted Tue 01 Feb 2011 1:24pm ROCHESTER, Minn. — For decades, medical wisdom about shingles has been that it’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The commonly-held belief is that patients are protected from a recurrence of the herpes zoster virus, which causes shingles, after one episode. But according to a study published in the February issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, re ... Read on »
Shingles Vaccine Safe for Those With Autoimmune Diseases: Study by HealthFinder Posted Tue 03 Jul 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink Study allays fears that the shot might raise shingles risk in people with psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis. By Steven Reinberg Health ... Read on »
Chicken Pox Shot Protects Against Shingles, Too by ViaMedica Posted Fri 04 Dec 2009 12:00am Vaccinated children less likely to get herpes zoster virus, study finds Children who are vaccinated against chicken pox may also have increased protection against shingles, new findings suggest. U.S. researchers looked at the health records of 172,163 children in southern California who were vaccinated with the varicella (chicken pox) vacci ... Read on »
Shingles, a painful skin conditi... by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 7:57pm Shingles, a painful skin condition, may be prevented by Tai Chi, an ancient Chinese martial art, according to researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles. Tai Chi is commonly used as a low-impact exercise for older people. Study findings indicated that elderly people who performed Tai Chi enjoyed better immune respon ... Read on »
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What Does Shingles Have To Do With Your Doctor? by Barbara Ficarra Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Wed 12 Aug 2009 10:52pm It’s Time to Talk Prevention A Guest Blog by Kevin Soden, MD I ran into an old friend this past week and, as all of us over 60 do, we began talking about our health and the various ailments afflicting us as we age. He shared with me that he was currently dealing with a bad case of the “shingles” (known as Herpes Zoster in medical cir ... Read on »
Shingles Vaccination by Dr. Matthew M. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 24 Jun 2008 12:08pm As reported by theNew York Times, and elsewhere, theCDC just recommendedthat all adults over 60 received the shingles vaccine. Shingles is caused by the same virus that causes chicken pox. When you get chicken pox as a child, the virus stays around dormant for years in the nerve roots in your spinor cord. Years later, when your immune system is w ... Read on »
Shingles Vaccination by Dr. Matthew M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 4:31pm As reported by the New York Times, and elsewhere, the CDC just recommended that all adults over 60 received the shingles vaccine. Shingles is caused by the same virus that causes chicken pox. When you get chicken pox as a child, the virus stays around dormant for years in the nerve roots in your spinor cord. Years later, when your immune syst ... Read on »