" ...at outpatients because my arm was so sore and blotchy. I assumed it was an infection because of my history of lymphedema. The doctors feel it is shingles(although ...had really gotten the lymphe... "
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Lymphedema & Shingles
0.17% of the posts that mention Lymphedema also mention Shingles (95 posts)
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" ...that a major side effect is hand and leg swelling. Since I have lymphedema, is this safe. Has anyone out there had any experience with this medication that has lymphedema. I urge all of you... "
" Shingles Has anyone out there developed shingles. I am into this horrible beast about 5 weeks now. They have prescribed Lyrica. Saw that a major ...swelling. Since I have lymphedema, is this sa... "
" ...IN NOVEMBER 2013. TREATING LYMPHEDEMA AND AFTER MY IMMUNE ...2 WEEKS AGO--- I HAD A STRANCE CASE OF SHINGLES--- ON THE MEND NOW. STILL ...SHORTNESS OF BREATH AND LYMPHEDEMA AND FATIGUE. H... "
" ...I got shingles...not on my arm but up the back of my neck and on my BALD head around my left ear and onto my forehead. I was given FAMVIR also ...ever had lymphatic drainage for your lymphedema?... "
" Lymphoedema & Shingles I have just been diagnosed with shingles in my arm with lymphoedema . I only have mild lymphoedema but does anyone know if I should be wearing... "
" Hi Maisie I have lymphoedema, and I did have shingles once but not on bad arm. Have you tried speaking to lymphoedema nurse if you have one or breast care nurse... "
" ...that I had truncal lymphedema. Yesterday, a few ...was certain it is shingles, and put me on antivirals. I'm hoping that it was shingles that caused the swelling, not lymphedema. I guess I'... "
" ...2 but then this year I ended up with shingles again. But due to the vaccine it was the shortest duration, it lasted about 10 days. It did not affect the arm that is subject to lymphedema.... "
" ...daily doctors appointments for her cancer and lymphedema that have kept her on ...Luckily, they can't do her lymphedema massages while she has shingles so that clears her schedule... "
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