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Shingles

Shingles Questions

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by 915 · about 17 hours ago

I have been run down recently due to a change in my working hours which means i have to get up stupidly early Monday-Friday. As a result i've developed shingles at the very top inside thigh. I tried to get more sleep where i could & laid... (more)

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paleot 0 · October 23, 2013 at 7:57 PM

I've been down this road. For me, heavy exercise while fighting a viral infection ended me up in the hospital. I'd recommend against it and get in to see your doctor. You might need antivirals. (Although, I had some success with just lots... (more)

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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

I am a 35-year-old woman, in "quite good" health. The qualifier comes because I have two small children and thus have some stress and disruption of sleep. Otherwise, active, fit, and well-nourished. I have been transitioning to paleo over the past... (more)

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cerement 0 · January 14, 2012 at 7:54 PM

From what I understand, shingles and chickenpox are the same virus. Initial infection is chickenpox and it enters your body through the nervous system, creating itchy pustules spread all over the body. Once the initial infection is over (after... (more)

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by 35 · about 18 hours ago

My dad age 75 had shingles a couple months ago and now has excruciating pain in the side of his head, jaw and ear. He has always been superman to me and I've never seen him in so much pain and it is making him depressed when people say it can... (more)

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NewPaleoMamaAz 0 · January 07, 2012 at 4:26 AM

I know this isn't diet or supplement related, but I've heard that capsaicin cream works well. Not only do I know of someone who used it with great results, but there's been a study in which some patients were given a placebo cream and some were... (more)

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by 25 · October 24, 2014 at 3:35 AM

My husband (71 years old and in excellent health) was told today by his physician that he should get a shingles vaccine. What do you think?

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Matt_11 0 · September 24, 2011 at 6:53 PM

Paleo doesn't mean not taking advantage of modern medicine; especially things that prevent or treat infectious disease. It's important to be knowledgeable about any decision you make with regards to your health, but it seems like a no-brainer to me. (more)

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by 0 · October 23, 2014 at 4:15 AM

I am a 48 year old women who just has a physical which was normal. But since then I have had a burning sensation on my feet, legs and sort of all over. No rash. I am getting blood work soon for Vitamin B, D, folic acid. I also have a small... (more)

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by 1649 · October 20, 2014 at 3:56 AM

So... somehow, despite not even getting so much as the sniffles in years, I have had a shingles outbreak about 7 months ago and now learning that I have one of the many strains of HPV (not the wart kind.. in case you're wondering). What gives?! I... (more)

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greymouser 0 · April 19, 2013 at 5:11 PM

Nearly everyone has been exposed to a type of herpes (in your case, because of shingles, the chicken pox). Disturbingly (or amusingly) enough, most people pick up herpes from their families - i.e. "Come kiss Grandma!" Many to most people have also... (more)

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