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HELP !!! Shingles during Seroconversion

Ryan,Is shingles something that could be seen during ARS, for instance a week after unprotected intercourse, or would it take substanially more time for HIV to weaken the immune system to reactivate Herepes Zoster ?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I think you are asking me whether or not you have HIV based on a diagnosis of shingles. You know how I feel about that! You should determine your HIV status based on your risk for infection and through appropriate screening tests and should... Read more »

HIV with Shingles ..help me. doctor please

Hello Doctor,I was diagnosed with HIV two years back and under Antiviral medicine of "... Read more »

Shingles ? Please help, suffering.

I recently had unprotected sex , i am a female. i know it was stupid , but i was drinking, no... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

What Is Shingles? Shingles and HIV How Is It Transmitted? How Is Shingles Treated? Can Shingles Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Shingles? Shingles is a very painful disease caused by the same herpes virus that causes chicken pox... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vaccine Sharply Cuts Risk of Shingles in Seniors, Study Finds

A Kaiser Permanente study of Zostavax shows the vaccine against herpes zoster can reduce the incidence of painful shingles outbreaks by 55 percent, even in the oldest populations. The varicella zoster virus causes chickenpox and shingles, and can... Read more »
Women Alive

Self Help and Empowerment: What Is It?

Norwegian Self-help Forum (NSF) Morellsvei 9, 0487 Oslo, Norway E-mail: selvhjelp@selvhjelp.no Last updated June 16, 1999 Self-help (Self'-help"), n: The act of aiding one's self, without depending on the aid of others. The Norwegian Way After... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India: HIV Positive Patients Start a Support Group

Several HIV-positive patients in Nashik, India, have formed a support group called Network of People and Children Living with HIIV (NPCLH) and registered it as a charity organization. The organization, composed of two men and five women, aims to not... Read more »
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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 »

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 very thin for a while, but looked really good and had... Read more »

shingles?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i had a sexual encounter yesterday with a guy who appeared to have shingles. when i asked him he said it was eczema, which i did not argue, but while changing him in sexual positions i did noticed that the shingles were in his ankles, and other body... Read more »

shingles

Posted by tboy, 3 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. I'm taking acyclovir (sp?) It is painful to sleep and my leg looks... Read more »