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What Helps To Heal Shingles Sores

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Ask the Experts

shingles soreness

How or what do I do to get rid f the soreness with the shingles?.Please help asap! I'm dying!...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Pain associated with shingles and post herpetic neuropathy can be frustrating to manage. Often stepped use of analgesics (sometimes requiring use of narcotics in severe cases), oral neuropathy meds (sucs has amitryptiline or gabepentin), or even... Read more »

re: Shingles 3 weeks afterward

Dear Dr. Bob,Please read. (re: "Shingles 3 weeks afterwards" 06/08/04) I'm sorry to... Read more »

Shingles 3 weeks afterwards.

Dear Dr. BobPlease read. I'm a 37 y/o married man. I went to asian massage parlor. At the end... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Sons and Mothers Unite to Heal

Antoine Craigwell The idea for the groundbreaking support group Sons and Mothers came to Depressed Black Gay Men (DBGM) President and CEO Antoine Craigwell and a colleague a couple of years after Craigwell contemplated suicide for the second... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Taking Care of Grove Helps Families to Heal

This Saturday, the National AIDS Memorial Grove in Golden Gate Park will mark its 20th anniversary. Like the third Saturday of every month, this will be a workday at the grove, with 100 or so volunteers weeding, planting, pruning, and reflecting. ... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Sexually-Transmitted Infections for HIV-Positive People

STDs (sexually transmitted disease) that cause ulcerations (sores on the skin, including on or inside the genitals, mouth, or rectum) can dramatically increase the risk of picking up HIV, due to the fact that ulcers and open sores provide an easy... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Learn Why Even Treated Genital Herpes Sores Boost the Risk of HIV Infection

New research helps explain why infection with herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2), which causes genital herpes, increases the risk for HIV infection even after successful treatment heals the genital skin sores and breaks that often result from HSV-2. ... Read more »
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Posted by scaredtodeath, 2 Replies
I hope someone will respond and let me know if I really have something to be worried about. I recently have had sex with two people in the past six weeks. With both guys I performed oral sex on them (without ejaculation) and had protected... Read more »

Help with Sores on my feet

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have been have dry burning bleeding feet for a few weeks now. I've tried creams and soaking them. Any other suggestions? you can go to this URL to see a picture of my foot to help in your judgement on my treatment. Read more »


Posted by LLsexyLL, 2 Replies
Does anyone know how to prevent getting shingles the second time. I had them Dec 2010 . Now my face has healed but I was told I can get them again.
Is there anyway of preventing getting shingles again? Read more »


Posted by butchcat
I 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 »