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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 and Shingles

Treato found 228 discussions about Shingles and Multiple Myeloma on the web.
0.56% of the posts that mention Multiple Myeloma also mention Shingles (228 posts)
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moldering myeloma and am on acyclovir to prevent shingles,...
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" ...I have smoldering myeloma and am on acyclovir to prevent shingles, but I didn't know ...not a continuous problem. I realize I am lucky so far that I am only having that problem, but it is a worry that... "

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my myeloma dx., I had the shingles on the left side of...
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" In 2008, years before my myeloma dx., I had the 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... "

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myeloma diagnosis., I had the shingles on the left side of...
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" In 2008, years before my myeloma diagnosis., I had the 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... "

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is a problem for patients currently in treatment with chemo...
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" ...for that info. I had my quarterly appointment with my myeloma specialist and I asked ...16 months post ASCT. The shingles vaccine is a problem for patients currently in treatment with chemo because of... "

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th an auto. But getting shingles with the first round of Ve...
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" Multibilly, My 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... "

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w , she had the shingles and was told about the myeloma al...
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" ...year now , she had the shingles and was told about the myeloma all in the same week. ...that she stopped taking Revlimid, but her doctor recently told her that her myeloma counts are rising and there... "

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M (not Velcade) and got shingles in February. The pain is s...
" ...and 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 pain... "

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M (not Velcade) and got shingles in February. The pain is s...
" ...and 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 pain... "

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is routinely prescribed for anyone taking Velcade.Nan...
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" ...got immediate treatment with Acyclovir 800 mg 4x per day. Because of this I didn't have too many problems with the shingles. No pain, just really feeling sick for several days and lots of blisters.... "

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later she had severe opthalmic shingles. She was then...
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" ...mother has been just diagnosed with smoldering multiple myeloma after 4 years of frequent illnesses. She was in hospital for a month with an unknown persistent febrile illness, possibly Ross River... "

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