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What Can One Do To Help The Discomfort Of Shingles

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SHINGLES AND CD4 COUNT.

Hello There, Doctor.I have developed a case of shingles since 7 days ago with the typical burning sensation, etc.. I got the skin lesions on my left arm and my Dr. prescribed 1 mg of acyclovir twice daily and cream on the lesions. My last labs...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey Richard,Sorry to hear about your recent case of shingles. OUCHAMAGOUCHA! They can be damn annoying and uncomfortable. Responding to your specific questions:1. You want me to explain Read more »

discomfort

Hello BarbaraJust a quick question and easy question (for a woman of your talent). I have... Read more »
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Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

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Viracept

...inflammation from previous infections may occur soon after anti-HIV treatment is initiated. Report symptoms of illness, such as shingles and TB, to a health care provider. Potential drug interactions: Viracept increases levels of Invirase... Read more »
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Invirase

...inflammation from previous infections may occur soon after anti-HIV treatment is initiated. Report symptoms of illness, such as shingles and TB, to a health care provider. Potential drug interactions: Viramune, Sustiva, and Mycobutin... Read more »
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Tesamorelin and Excess Deep Belly Fat

...tesamorelin may be more of a deciding factor in treating deep belly fat. While it may get rid of some visceral fat to ease the discomfort, pain or immobility that some people face, the modest reduction may not be enough to feel better about one's... Read more »
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Discomfort under my arms

Posted by dotman32, 3 Replies
...Recently have noticed some discomfort under my arms .. not pain .. just dull discomfort. I don't see my PCP till mid September. At my appointment in early June my Read more »

shingle will happen twice or more?

Posted by JHIV130306, 3 Replies
help!!! i had shingle few weeks ago but it seems recovered,however,i today felt that i have the same symptom of developing shingle the other side of my body!!! will this happen this way? anyone had this situation before? please~~~~i'm so... Read more »

throat discomfort & white spots

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, Has anyone ever had throat discomfort as if someting was stuck in the throat and white spots behind uvula which can be scraped off but they do not completely disappear. Read more »

Shingles

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Someone told me that shingles is one of the first indications of being HIV positive. I had shingles in 2002, and has felt fine since then. Although I do occassionally Read more »