" ...once - luckily. But I've also done a lot to help control my UC symptoms and they've ...believe helped as well. Hope you get some relief as I remember the shingles was excruciating. Regard... "
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Ulcerative Colitis & Shingles
0.14% of the posts that mention Shingles also mention Ulcerative Colitis (216 posts)
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" ...Shingles is an outbreak of herpes that remains in one's body after chicken pox-- usually it stays dormant the rest of a person's life, but some people are unlucky ...Hat (nearly 30 yrs with left... "
" ...Colitis I'm 29 and taking 100mg of Azathioprine daily for my UC. I broke out with a nasty rash on Sunday which turned out to be shingles!!! Ughh. I'm now taking the antiviral Valacyclovir... "
" ...my back) **knock on wood it doesnt come back** 4 years ago I was diagnosed with Crohns and after my last flare (pretty bad) my doctor recomendded I go on Humira, shortly after that,... "
" ...I was already diagnosed with UC when I got it but I also was in remission thanks to Remicade. By the way, I believe that my shingles were some sort of a side effect... "
" ...shingles shortly after starting Humira. Well they think it was Shingles. I never got the rash but you can have it without. It was awful. I cannot get the vaccine now because of my Humira and my... "
" ...with shingles. I have ulcerative colitis and rheumatoid arthritis ...been on remicade and methotrexate the past year decreased my immune system. I caught and got diagnosed with shingles within 2... "
" ...husband and I wanted to try for a baby and as I was 40 asked the Consultant if ok and he said yes but to carry on taking 4 Pentasa tablets daily. Anyway, I had a miscarriage at 8.5 ...have shin... "
" ...for answering. I have had UC for about 6 yrs and ...heard of it before. Re Shingles: I noticed several folks having ...happened to me too. Had shingles twice but prior to... "
" ...shingles twice - ...times were pre UC. Shingles is awful, but the anti-viral meds help a lot. I too am surprised about the pred. My understanding is pred can actually make shingles worse because... "
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