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Itch (Latin: pruritus) is a Wikt:sensation that causes the desire or reflex to scratch. Itch has resisted many attempts to class...
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Itching & Shingles

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put rubbing alcohol on the shingles to get rid of the itch...
" ...grandfather used to put rubbing alcohol on the shingles to get rid of the itch! Ugh,... "
May 25, 2015
Shingles???

you feel ok hun. I had shingles when I was pregnant with my...
" ...ok hun. I had shingles when I was pregnant with my DS. My Dr prescribed me aciclovir to help me get rid of it... hope the itchy bits go soon...... "

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was diagnosed with herpes zoster opthalmicus March 12. Had...
" I was diagnosed with herpes zoster opthalmicus March 12. Had acyclovir and took 1 week ...work have uveitis on pred eye drops 6 times per day. Last two weeks I have had extreme itching in the area ... "

under control. They put me on steroids for the shingles...
" ...much better. I just wish I could get my hunger under control. They put me on steroids for the shingles and they... "

topically. I had shingles on my forehead and eyes....
" ...I had shingles on my forehead and eyes. My doctor put me on valtrex and ...listerine on my rash. It seemed to lessen the itch... "

itching I am 59 and had shingles about two months back. I...
" ...and at night.I was till recently taking Gabapentin and Atarax - i am not on any medicine for last 10 days.What can be done to relieve the itching and cure the tingling sensation?How long... "

I have had shingles now for 8 days and I'm happy with...
" ...I have had shingles now for 8 days and I'm happy with the treatment prescribed by my doctor. My questions are about itchiness. The itchiest parts of ...scratch these non-rash itches? Also ca... "

my left eye after having shingles last April. I now take...
" ...last April. I now take 1800 mg of gabapentin per day to control the itching and burning. The main side effect is unsteadiness on my feet for me, but it is not too bad. You can type gabapentin... "

herpes, la medicacion, el miercoles me hacen la analitica...
" ...q es una pomada,atarax,famciclovir,adolonta hoy fui al medico ,y tb y a mi hematologa me tienen q hacer unas analiticas para ver como van mis leucocitos, me dijeron q el cansancio es por... "

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was on Neurontin for shingles - helped a little bit, but I...
" ...and I finally stopped taking the Neurontin. Gabapentin finally stopped making me dizzy after a couple of months and now it is okay and controls my itching from Prurigo Nodularis and helps in... "

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