Multiple Myeloma

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Multiple myeloma , also known as plasma cell myeloma or Kahler's disease (after Otto Kahler), is a cancer of plasma cells,...
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Multiple Myeloma & Shingles

0.55% of the posts that mention Multiple Myeloma also mention Shingles (188 posts)
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smoldering myeloma and am on acyclovir to prevent shingles...
" ...myeloma and am on acyclovir to prevent shingles, but ...continuous problem. I realize I am lucky so far that I am only having that problem, but it is a worry that slowly I am progressing. I was... "

my myeloma dx., I had the shingles on the left side of...
" ...shingles on the left side of my face really bad---went into the eye with corneal lesions, etc. When the sores cleared up, for a year, I was left with something called post herpetic neuralgia---pain... "

myeloma diagnosis., I had the shingles on the left side of...
" ...shingles on the left side of my face really bad---went into the eye with corneal lesions, etc. When the sores cleared up, for a year, I was left with something called post herpetic neuralgia---pain... "

is a problem for patients currently in treatment with chemo...
" ...that info. I had my quarterly appointment with my myeloma specialist and I ...months post ASCT. The shingles vaccine is a problem for patients currently in treatment with chemo because of the... "

with an auto. But getting shingles with the first round of...
" ...myeloma specialist says that it is a million to one chance for GVHD with an auto. But getting shingles with the first round of Velcade was not common, and my myeloma specialist never saw... "

now , she had the shingles and was told about the myeloma...
" ..., she had the shingles and was told about the myeloma all in the ...stopped taking Revlimid, but her doctor recently told her that her myeloma counts are rising ...when having the shingles it... "

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MM (not Velcade) and got shingles in February. The pain is...
" ...he always prescribes zelitrex for protection. Believe me, you do not want to get shingles if it can be avoided. I am receiving treatment for MM (not Velcade) and got shingles in February. The... "

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MM (not Velcade) and got shingles in February. The pain is...
" ...he always prescribes zelitrex for protection. Believe me, you do not want to get shingles if it can be avoided. I am receiving treatment for MM (not Velcade) and got shingles in February. The... "

later she had severe opthalmic shingles. She was then...
" ...She was in hospital for a month with an unknown persistent febrile illness, possibly Ross River fever. Six months later she had severe opthalmic shingles. She was then hospitalised with pneumonia a... "

Husband started treatment for his multiple myeloma at the...
" ...with mono. Husband started treatment for his multiple myeloma at the beginning ...turned out to be shingles. She was started on valcyclovir [Valtrex] and prednisone immediately. Luckily,... "

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