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(Herpes zoster)
Herpes zoster (or simply zoster), commonly known as shingles and also known as zona, is a viral disease characterize...
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Cortisone & Shingles

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and 3 days later got the Shingles AGAIN. So now my ortho...
" ...February of 2012 and got Shingles for the first time in ...and 3 days later got the Shingles AGAIN. So now my ortho ...to give me any more cortisone. Also im a diabetic and... "

oh dear, I got shingles about a year after ending rads as I...
" oh dear, I got shingles about a year after ending ...there is a med for shingles...then do get the shot to help prevent it reoccuring I used cortisone 10 cream when I had the... "

a rash, it's not shingles, amazingly enough, although I...
" ...rash, it's not shingles, amazingly enough, ...it witha cortisone cream. I'm hoping I can still take my MTX and ...with this. Should a garden variety rash interfere with my MTX? I missed... "

top? PS is putting cortisone cream on the rash for today...
" ...I would swear that upper right area is getting more swollen since this am - i this this is ...on top? PS is putting cortisone cream on the rash for ...spreads feels it might be shingles... "

itchy? They gave me cortisone cream, which did help. Your...
" ...it to some extent.  It comes toward the end of treatment and is itchy?  They gave me cortisone cream, which did help.  Your ...are experiencing, absolutely not shingles! Almost there, Kate! Ca... "

be helpful for getting over shingles, since it's a nerve...
" ...can be helpful for getting over shingles, since it's a nerve pain ...your regular doctor about the Shingles - maybe there's not much ...do about it, but \"rub some cortisone cream on it\" sou... "

might be from the shingles. I still have a permanent...
" ...surgery, might be from the shingles. I still have a permanent ...and get horrid pain there. Shingles left over pain is horrid ...keep telling me I need cortisone shots for it, to me... "

kidney transplant she got shingles....I don't know how or...
" ...Mom's kidney transplant she got shingles....I don't know how or where, ...cleared up she still had some tingling and numbness in certain ...cream to put on, maybe cortisone? I can check that ... "

She said it is not staph or shingles. She said that it...
" ...specific rash. She said it is not staph or shingles. She said that it is ...She told me to take a Zyrtec in the AM and ...bedtime daily and gave me cortisone cream to apply (doesn't seem... "

well except when I got shingles. Make sure you get your...
" ...up soon. I have a cortisone and anti-fungal cream that heals ...well except when I got shingles. Make sure you get your ...hate for you to get Shingles like I had which is... "

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