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1.21% of the posts that mention Shingles also mention Swelling (1,642 posts)

Shingles

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(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

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Valtrex
Acyclovir*
Lyrica
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Swelling

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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

Ibuprofen
Prednisone
Tylenol
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also for shingles or it is just to get the swelling...
...is 3tabs once daily for 1 week, then 2T daily for 1 week, then 1T daily for one week. Started Acyclovir last night and took three doses (one last night and two today -it's a 1 tabx4 times a day)....
last Tuesday I was starting to stiffen up, joints swelling...
...MTX and Humira for over a month because of strep, sinus and ear infection.  I don't want to bring you down, but by the time I had my rhuemy appt, this last Tuesday I was starting to stiffen up, joi...
the Diurex for a few days and my ankles were really swollen...
...in the first place! but i had to keep taking it until my prescription was used up. so basically i had all this prednisone junk for nothing. As far as the Diurex... I wasn't sure it was...
get swelling down i dont trust the prednisone otherwise...
...and swelling in eye ...swollen and i have shingles on face apple ...a folk remedy to get swelling down i dont trust the prednisone otherwise...
by Acyclovir ointment, But even after curing the blisters...
...with Shingles a chickenpox virus and was cured by Acyclovir ointment, But even after curing the blisters I ...She said after 15 days the nerve swelling will be cured and I will be free from pain...
a problem with the postherpatic neuralgia.  Take the valtrex...
...(the swelling up half your face variety) a few years ago and it was quite unpleasant.  Luckily, I didn't have a problem with the postherpatic neuralgia.  Ta...
but it does not work. He told us he has shingles. Please...
my husband eyelid has been swollen for 2 months, eye doctor ...gave him a course of valtrex but it does not work. He told us he has shingles. Please help because we ran...
area down the right buttocks. I was treated with acyclovir...
I got shingles about the last week in August that were from the coccyx area down the right buttocks. I was treated with acyclovir and amitriptyline about the ...my toes. I had swelling in the foot...
and ringing in my ears. I have been on Valtrex...
...and on my cheek. I told my doctor the same thing, that shingles happens around the trunk. But after reading up on it, it can happen on the head and neck. I too have huge swollen glad...
Valtrex for shingles, swelling on both cheeks, corner...
...Valtrex for shingles, swelling on both ...for shingles and have swelling on both upper ...the doctor had me refill for another 7 days. the shingles is scabbed and not burning anymore. should ...
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