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What Virus Or Bacteria Causes Shingles

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Recurrence of Shingles

Dr. Joseph, Have you ever seen a case of Shingles lasted more than 1 month?! if yes in HIVer what about others who are HIV negative? Why do they keep having Shingles? my cousin is getting Shingles all the time and he is HIV negative, we don't have...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...they are healing). The sores can remain raw if they are picked and not allowed to heal. Also, they may become infected with bacteria from the skin which may extend the healing process. If new lesions are appearing than it would indicate a... Read more »

shingles virus

1. can you get Shingles more than once?2. if you've had Shingles, would the vaccine Zostavaxbe... Read more »

PLEASE ANSWER(shingles)

Hi Judith,When a person (who is HIV-) is exposed to a Shingles virus in a person who is HIV+ person... 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 Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...Shingles, Varicella-zoster, VZV Human papillomavirus, or HPV Kaposi sarcoma and Castleman's disease, or HHV8 MAC, or Mycobacterium avium complex PCP, or Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia PML, or progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy... Read more »
The Well Project

Pneumonias

...people are more vulnerable to pneumonias of all kinds and certain pneumonias lead to an AIDS diagnosis, such as PCP, recurrent bacterial pneumonia and active TB . Pneumocystis carinii (or jiroveci ) Pneumonia (PCP) PCP is caused by ... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Selzentry

...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. While no increased risk of infections or cancer was seen in clinical... 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 »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...with AIDS may get life-threatening diseases called opportunistic infections, which are caused by microbes such as viruses or bacteria that usually do not make healthy people sick. More than 900,000 cases of AIDS have been reported in the United... Read more »

Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
..."Journal of Infectious Diseases" and which describes a strong cross reaction of HIV tests with antigens, that can be found in the bacteria which cause tuberculosis and lepra. That means, nobody in Africa or elsewhere in the world knows whether a... Read more »

epstein bar virus or mono.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...that are unexplained. I feel that all of YOU that have fatigue should check with your local health department and remember this virus, it might be spreading to others and need attention Read more »