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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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Shingles & Shoulder Pain

0.11% of the posts that mention Shoulder Pain also mention Shingles (121 posts)
Shoulder Pain
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" Hi All I was hoping to be ok for this friday but have contracted shingles and been suffering a lot of pain in my shoulders and arms so now friday is out for me - sorry - driving... "

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" ...the rash? I still have amazing back shoulder pain after 5 weeks of shingles. The rash comes up like doing that?? my rash was only about ...not saying you have shingles but I wish you... "

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" ...herpes zoster is the same thing as the chicken pox virus that has been hiding in your peripheral nerve endings for years waiting for a good time to break out and make your life miserable. Thankfull... "

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" ...Yesterday, all day, had a very bad pain in my shoulder fighting shingles[herpes zoster], and have been to many Drs. PCPs, Neurologists, Dermatologists, Naturopaths. I was in a shingles stu... "

" ...but this has caused muscle weakness in my ...stairs. i have also developed pain in my shoulder rotator cuff, can't lift my arm over my head. i believe these proble... "

" shingles after course of steroids A ...suppressed for 2 months. Has anyone encountered shingles as a result of ...gone I seem to have pain in my shoulder area.... "

" ...doing something and when I stood up I had this pain in my shoulder blade that has not gone away. I went to ...there told me i have shingles. huh no rash ( I think he... "

" ...I had shingles for taking 2 Motrin 200 mg because of shoulder pain from a pneumonia vaccination that I had today. If I get bleeding under the skin of my arms, I will cut back on the Motrin... "

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" ...stopped covering it because it was being prescribed off label. (I think per the label it is usually used for post-herpetic neuralgia -- which I think is post-shingles pain). It definitely helped... "

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" ...go on and your symptoms. I suggest you give your Doctor a call and let him know of your symptoms and stopping the gabapentin. There are unpleasant side effects with gabapentin. I did not like the... "

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