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What To Do About Shingles On The Face

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Shingles & Hearing Loss

I have been HIV positive for 1 year, on Atripla viral load is undectable and CD4 at 208. Last week I was diagnosed with shingles all of them are on right side of face however. I am taking Acylovir but this morning I woke up and cannot hear out of...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The initial neurologic symptoms from an acute shingles attack often will reverse over time but they can persist. You may want to keep your HIV specialist informed of the situation Read more »

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... 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 »
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Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...nose and eyes. In rare cases, herpes can infect the facial or eye nerves. This can cause outbreaks around the mouth, on the face, neck, and scalp, in and around the ear, or at the tip of the nose. Shingles outbreaks are almost always on just one... Read more »
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Invirase

...disease. Other possible side effects seen with protease inhibitors are lipodystrophy (body fat changes, including thinning of the face, arms and legs, with or without fat accumulation in the stomach, breasts, and upper back), onset of new cases... Read more »
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Viracept

...disease. Other possible side effects seen with protease inhibitors are lipodystrophy (body fat changes, including thinning of the face, arms and legs, with or without fat accumulation in the stomach, breasts, and upper back), onset of new cases... Read more »
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Kaletra

...disease. Other possible side effects seen with protease inhibitors are lipodystrophy (body fat changes, including thinning of the face, arms and legs, with or without fat accumulation in the stomach, breasts, and upper back), onset of new cases... Read more »
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CD4 under 200 but healthy without any illness

Posted by bobbob, 2 Replies
Hi, I was diagnosed two months ago.My CD4 count dropped below 200 weeks ago. and it was 350 in September last year. I know I was infected in August 2005. I don't have any diseases yet and feel very healthy, no coughs, no fever, nothing. Shall I... Read more »

Fat loss in the cheeks but no HIV disease

Posted by Serge2008, 2 Replies
...examined them and told me that it was nothing serious just fat deposits. a few months later, I got shingles on one side of my face and it made things even worse for me, I had to take medication for a while but I can't remember the name of it. I... 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 »

Hello

Posted by 20yrshivpos, 2 Replies
...disability since 2003 after PCP for the 3rd time. I have had a very severe case of the Shingles on the left side of my head, face & neck. I almost lost my vision in my left eye and I lost some hearing in my left ear due to the Shingles.... Read more »