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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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Shingles and Cortisone

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ou get better. I had shingles right before I found out I...
" CRAP! The shingles... I'm sorry! Hope you get better. I had shingles right before I found out I was pregnant with my first. I put cortisone on mine and it helped a lot. And my... "

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 rads as I was ...there is a med for shingles...then do get the shot to ...prevent it reoccuring I used cortisone 10 cream when I had... "

rash, it's not shingles, amazingly enough, although I a...
" ...I have a rash, it's not shingles, amazingly enough, although I am ...am just treating it witha cortisone cream. I'm hoping I can still take my MTX and that's why I ...have experience with this. Should a... "

top? PS is putting cortisone cream on the rash for today...
" ...upper right area is getting more swollen since this am - ...on top? PS is putting cortisone cream on the rash for ...and watching but if 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 ...you are experiencing, absolutely not shingles! Almost there, Kate! Can't... "

helpful for getting over shingles, since it's a nerve pa...
" ...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\" sound pretty... "

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... "

idney transplant she got shingles....I don't know how or w...
" ...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 out... "

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... "

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