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Herpes zoster (or simply zoster), commonly known as shingles and also known as zona, is a viral disease characterize...
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152,195 conversations around the web about Shingles to help you make a decision
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Cortisone & Shingles

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" ...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... "

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

", 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... "

" ...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 ... "

" ...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... "

" ...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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" ...mother was only on Crestor a short amount of time before she started suffering with major back pain. She stopped taking small patches of shingles. She has received cortisone shots in the... "

" ...sounds a lot like shingles especially if its blistering, do with fibro. I have had it for 20 yrs and do have Psoriasis which I treat with a cortisone crème, but any rash that doesn't g... "

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" ...nasty drug they give for shingles. It is also used for above, I added the cortisone cream on my own. I ...any long lasting effects from shingles. No PN, although I've had... "

" I have a small rash, little red dots below is, he said maybe shingles, he prescribed ointment with cortisone and it has been better ...would like to rule out shingle... "

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