- Last reply 27 May 2013 at 18:54
I had terrible ear ache and had to go to local hospital as it was weekend. Was prescribed antibiotics and eardrops. By mid week the pain was worse and also had rash ....
Hi, I'm 25, and just been diagnosed with shingles earlier today by my doctor. It's probably been about 4 days since I first noticed it, and she just said the only ....
i suffer with bouts of shingles about twice a year. i have the usual, sweating, tiredness, swollen calves, familiar burning in my left calf, and then the rash, ....
Apologies if I'm adding a question that's already been raised, ive done some searching and couldnt find an answer so decided to sign up and ask...
Three weeks ....
My friend is a nurse and has found out she has developed shingles, should she still go to work seeing as she works with people who are vunerable and with low immune ....
I got shingles mid November. The first course of treatment appeared to work but shingles reappeared end Dec and subsequent treatment doesn't seem to be getting rid ....
I'm a 35 year old female and have had recurring shingles for about 7 years which occurs anything from 3-7 times a year and occasionally back to back. It is always ....
i was dfiagnosed with shingles on my face in october.
The rash had started on the right side of my chin around September but i didnt know what it was!
I was ....
Hi this is my first post, wish I could say the same for shingles. I have suffered from this virus
since I was about 31 I am now 59 and I get shingles at least 7-8 ....
[size=9:effadd2032][/size:effadd2032] My shingles started 8 days ago although I didn't know it. I woke with a pain from my spine round my rib cage and into lower ....
I have now had shingles for over two and a half years, I am due to go to the pain clinic at my local hospital and see if there is something that can be done. I put ....
My 19 month old daughter as just been diagnosed with shingles but she as ever had chicken pox, how can this be??
She's has a chicken pox rash under one arm and and in the back of her neck!
It seems to me that there is a gaping whole in general practice in the understanding of the treatment of shingles.
My GP said.....go to the GUM/STD clinic!!!...Yeah ....
I'm 22 and a few weeks ago I had a small itchy rash on my inner thigh that was mistaken for herpes simplex (genital herpes) because of its location. Tests, history ....
It is now two months since I had an attack of facial shingles. Although I am almost totally
recovered, I still have bright red spots on my face which are not ....
This is my first post and first experience of what I think is Shingles.
I started with tingling and burning down my right side back and ribs a week ....
I have suffered from recurring shingles for the last 16 years at the base of my spine and on both sides of my buttocks. Occasionally i can go for months without ....
I have been getting reoccuring shingles for about 7 yrs. always either on my arm or index finger. I end up in alot of pain and can,t use my arm properly, i also ....
Hi everyone, I hope someone can help me
I have shingles and it is my first even bout, it is a really annoying rash on the right side of my back. I went to see ....
I am a 32 year old woman who has just a 5th attack of shingles, always in exactly the same place and again on my bottom. I have seen several GP's over the time of ....
Thank goodness I have found this site as I have never heard of anyone getting Shingles in their ear before. I started with a severe headache over a weekend which ....
I had shingles for the first time last October. IT started off by my not feeling great for a few days and real bad pain in my back before the rash appeared on the ....
This is my third time getting shingles, and it is definitely no fun. I have already had it on face very badly, and on my back...now, it is sparse throughout my arms, ....
i have shingles on the left side of my bottom which im finding painful and uncomforable also have shooting pain on left upper body
I woke up last Tuesday morning feeling as if I had been kicked by a horse in the left side of my body. The pain was inscruciating! I started to take Ibobrufen ....
I started off with Bells Palsy which although not completely gone is a lot better. After about 7 weeks off work I returned but after about a week I felt absolutely ....
I started with a pain in my back which my GP thought was a problem with a rib. I had acupuncture to treat it, which eased the pain a little. The following night ....
TOOK MY FIRST BOUT OF SHINGLES AT THE AGE OF 21 HAVE HAD IT TWICE ON MY WAIST AND BACK. NOW I THINK ITS BACK AGAIN ON LEFT BREAST I HAVE THE RED BLISTERS AND PAIN ....
I am a 39 year old teacher. I changed jobs last September after 3 years of commuting from the south coast to London on a daily basis. I worked over most of the summer ....
Please be aware you can have shingles without a rash and without extreme pain but still have serious eye complications. I had only a tiny rash near my eyebrow, ....
I first had (medically diagnosed) shingles at only a few months old. My mother tells me that I hadn't had chicken pox first and neither did she while she was pregnant. ....
I have been tracking my symptoms before the out breaks and wonder if anyone else has found similar symptoms before they experience a blast of shingles. About 1-2 ....
[b:4c9853e2f1][color=indigo:4c9853e2f1]Hi, Im 28 female and just last week I was diagnosed with Shingles. really worried at the start as I had heard bed stories ....
Hi i totally sympathise with you, I have been having reoccuring shingles for the last 20 years, and i am 37 now. I have saw specialist as i would get it on average ....
I'm 36 and had my first outbreak in early June. The rash appeared on my right front abdomen. This week I started feeling like I did last month -- very tired, very ....
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