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What Does It Feel Like To Have Shingles

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Shingles with past "low risk" exposures (SHINGLES, 2010)

Thanks for reading my question, by the looks of your site you are all VERY busy. My concern is this. I am a 43yo male who has had exposures in my recent past with guys, oral only. I usually just recieve, but on occasion have given. I have never...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...vagina for a few seconds. At the time I had a girlfriend of 4 years, and continued to have unprotected sex with her, despite feeling terrible guilt. 3 weeks after the incident in the sauna, I decided to get myself checked out, and tested negative... Read more »

Shingles=HIV ? (SHINGLES, 2009)

Hi,i'm 24 and was diagnosed w/ shingles after I developed a small circular rash on my shoulder. I... Read more »

SHINGLES AND CD4 COUNT.

Hello There, Doctor.I have developed a case of shingles since 7 days ago with the typical burning... Read more »
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Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

... What Is Shingles? Shingles and HIV How Is It Transmitted? How Is Shingles Treated? Can Shingles Be Prevented? The Bottom Line Read more »
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Crixivan

...www.crixivan.com , 1 (800) 850-3430 Potential side effects and toxicity: Headache, fatigue or weakness, malaise (general ill feeling), nausea, diarrhea, stomach pains, loss of appetite, yellowing of skin/eyes, changed skin color, dry... Read more »
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Cat's Claw (Uña de Gato)

...study, cat'sclaw speeded the healing of people with herpes simplex virus(cold sores or genital herpes) and herpes zoster virus(shingles). A company that makes a purified version of cat's clawdid this study. No independent researchers have gotten... Read more »
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Norvir

...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. Other potential side effects are liver problems, such as an increase in... Read more »
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My sister is HIV+ and has shingles

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I was just wondering if anyone had experience with HIV and shingles. She's been fighting the shingles now for about 5 months and they'll just start to go away and then come back again. She was Read more »

Oral sex with a young guy who has shingles

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...dating scene. I've been sexually active with a 28 year old male in the last several weeks, and he was diagnosed with a case of shingles last week. I thought it odd that an otherwise healthy 28 year old would develop a case of shingles, and... Read more »

9 1/2 week test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...just took a test at 9 1/2 weeks too. It was just over 2 months after the possible exposure. Negative. This always makes me feel better, even though I know it's not conclusive yet. Is there anyone out there who knows of people who were... Read more »

shingles

Posted by tboy, 2 Replies
... last week I was diagnosed with shingles. I didn't get nearly the attention of the doctors or information I needed. Oh sure I recieved a prescription but not much information. Read more »