What Do Shingles Blisters Look Like
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Stanford University, School of MedicineHow do you know it was shingles? That is also a very long time for the rash to still be present. What is your CD4 count?... Read more »
North Shore University HospitalShingles lasting over one month would be very unusual. First thing would be to confirm that it is indeed shingles which can be done by obtaining a viral culture or (if not available) a scraping to look for the effect of the virus on the skin cells... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThe condition that you describe doesn't sound like shingles (Herpes Zoster) which usually looks like blisters that occur in a band-like fashion (and generally don't recur). Folliculitis, furunculosis, and other skin conditions are more... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESDear Dave in Rochester, In general, I wouldn't necessarily tie the discontinuation of your HIV medications with the onset of shingles-- not an absolute, but it be less usual.On the other hand, discontinuation of your preventive acyclovir can... Read more »
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Posted by grcboy30, 5 RepliesHi there.
I had chicken pox at 5 years old so can develop shingles. I haven't been to the doctor yet but have what I am pretty sure is shingles on the side of my chest (a pink rash which is itchy with bumps). I am terrified of HIV. I am only 30... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replycan you get shingles in roof of mouth? I had a big like blisteron the roof of my mouth but it was like a water blister like when you get burned and then I popped and it hurts like crazy! Then I broke out with genital herpes I got this years ago and... Read more »
Posted by butchcatI had shingles afew years back, and occaisionally I'll get one or two "mini" blisters in the same area...also with some numbness or tingling. Has anyone out there had the same experience? Wondering if this is just long-term side effects or something... Read more »
Posted by worriedbutwell, 1 Replyhi everyone, thanks for reading this.
about two months ago, a blister formed on the top of my left big toe. i quickly popped it and a clear liquid released. however, it hasn't healed yet and looks like a big mosquito bite. doesn't hurt or... Read more »
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