Log in to your
account.
Quick sign up
It only takes a millisecond.
Terms and Conditions
Forgot your password?
No problem, we can help.
Enter your email address below, and you'll receive and email containing a link to reset your password.
Password reset
A confirmation email with a link to reset your password has been sent to at your request.
Please check your email and click on the link.
We do our best, but if you don't hear from us in a minute or two, please check your spam email folder.
For further assistance please contact us at support@treato.com.
Treato My Voice
Share your thoughts, experiences and ideas which could help others.
Please, no commercial content and no spam.
Make sure you enter your email address correctly so we can let you know when it goes live after a short moderation process.
The name that will be displayed with your story
Your email address will not be displayed on Treato, and will never be shared.
 
 
Thank you for sharing
Our editorial team will review this shortly and we will inform you once it goes live.
Treato My Voice
Thank you for sharing!
Your post was added to treato.com.
You’re one step away from being a registered user on Treato.
Just choose a password, and you’re done!
Treato My Voice
NOTE: All My Voice posts are carefully monitored by the Treato tream.
Your privacy is important. Treato will never sell or give your email address to a third party.
How to use bookmarks
Bookmarks allow you to easily access Treato pages that interest you through the My Treato
panel on the right
help-img
Successfully bookmarked the
page!
Bookmarks allow you to easily access Treato pages that interest you
through the My Treato panel on the right
help-img
To save and access your bookmarks from any browser, you need to be
logged in or create an account in 5 seconds.
Successfully bookmarked the
page!
You now have bookmarks. In order not to lose them, we recommend that you sign up or log in.
Security check
Let us know that you are a human.
Type the characters you see in the picture below
Submit

Multiple Myeloma and Shingles

/ 117 posts
Mentioned Together
0.57% of the posts that mention Multiple Myeloma also mention Shingles (117 posts)

Multiple Myeloma

/ 20,699 posts
Multiple myeloma , also known as plasma cell myeloma or Kahler's disease (after Otto Kahler), is a cancer of plasma cells, a type of white blood cell normally responsible for the production of antibody. Collections of abnormal cells accumulate in bones, where they cause bone lesion... Read more on Wikipedia

Top Treating Medications

Velcade
Revlimid
Thalidomide
* Off-label

Shingles

/ 135,888 posts
(Herpes zoster)
Herpes zoster (or simply zoster), commonly known as shingles and also known as zona, is a viral disease characterized by a painful skin rash with blisters in a limited area on one side of the body, often in a stripe. The initial infection with varicella zoster virus (VZV) cau... Read more on Wikipedia

Top Treating Medications

Valtrex
Acyclovir*
Lyrica
* Off-label
Treato Video
Follow us
share this page
Help people by sharing experiences you've had with Multiple Myeloma or Shingles - your story could impact others.
Treato My Voice

What patients are saying about Multiple Myeloma and Shingles

117 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
am receiving treatment for MM (not Velcade) and got shingles...
...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...
neuralgia---pain, numbness, etc. I was prescribed Lyrica...
...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...
patients. I'm sorry that you have had to endure shingles...
...outbreak? If about 50% of people with multiple myeloma do develop shingles, I'm puzzled as to why the oncologists do not prescribe it for all of their multiple myeloma patients. I'm sorry that yo...
shingles problem. Your post about being on acyclovir for...
...sorry to read about your shingles problem. Your post about being on acyclovir for several years addresses ...After everything we go through with multiple myeloma and a bone marrow...
It's been about a year now that she stopped taking Revlimid...
...myeloma all in the same week. She had the stem cell transplant. All worked out fine It's been about a year now that she stopped taking Revlimid, but her doctor recently told her that her...
and a steroid drop for my eye forever. I had the shingles...
...then I did develop shingles and am now probably on Acyclovir and a steroid drop for my eye forever. I had the shingles on one side of ...of the people with multiple myeloma develop shingles at s...
outbreak in 2008 and have been on valcyclovir [Valtrex...
...2007(2006 per hematologist). I had a shingles outbreak in 2008 and have been on valcyclovir [Valtrex] 500mg daily since. I'm ...have been interrupted by myeloma related illnesses; sinus infectio...
the night without it yet. I also got a huge case of shingles...
...newly diagnosed with multile myeloma and ...Im taking Lyrica now 150 bid and the oxycontin etc etc but cant makt it through the night without it yet. I also got a huge case of shingles during...
MM did considerable bone damage, I have a four weekly Zometa...
...Myeloma. I was diagnosed in 2010 and chose not to have a Stem Cell Transfusion. I took a Course of chemotherapy CDT two years ago and am currently in complete remission. Although the MM did cons...
about 50% of his multiple myeloma patients develop shingles...
...it was so quickly and started treatment so fast, it seems like I won't have any long lasting problems. One of the things that did happen, though, was I developed swelling in my eye and between the ...
feedback