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What Will Happen If I Don't Treat Shingles

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SHINGLES AND CD4 COUNT.

Hello There, Doctor.I have developed a case of shingles since 7 days ago with the typical burning sensation, etc.. I got the skin lesions on my left arm and my Dr. prescribed 1 mg of acyclovir twice daily and cream on the lesions. My last labs...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...with deficient immune systems, shingles often is much more extensive (beyond era single isolated dermatome) and difficult to treat. So, I see no reasons for bafflement!2. Your Herbalife product would not mess up your immune system or cause... Read more »

flipped is crying constantly-why don't you answer?

Dr. Bob: I have written at least 4-5 times and no answer! PLEASE help me. I am soo worried that I... 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 »
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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 What Is Shingles? Shingles is a very painful disease caused by the same Read more »
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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

... What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect Read more »
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Cat's Claw (Uña de Gato)

...function. However, a patent isnot the same thing as approval by the Food and DrugAdministration. Keplinger has used cat's claw to treat somepeople with herpes or HIV. Other research showed that cat's claw also contains differentkinds of... Read more »
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Immune Restoration Syndrome

...Restoration Syndrome? How Was the Syndrome Identified? Bad News -- Or Good? What Problems Can Occur? How Is the Syndrome Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Immune Restoration Syndrome? Some people who start antiretroviral therapy... Read more »
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shingle will happen twice or more?

Posted by JHIV130306, 3 Replies
...and if i have to start meds,i will have to be taking the meds EXACTLY the same time everyday??? please~~~~~~HELP ME!!! I don't wish to have shingle again!!! Read more »

Shingles = HIV?

Posted by grcboy30, 4 Replies
...Hi there. I had chicken pox at 5 years old so can develop shingles. I haven't been to the doctor yet but have what I am pretty sure is shingles on the side of my chest (a pink rash which is itchy Read more »

Shingles

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Someone told me that shingles is one of the first indications of being HIV positive. I had shingles in 2002, and has felt fine since then. Although I do occassionally Read more »

this is what freaks me out

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...LYMPH NODE IN MY BODY IS ENLARGED AS WELL AS MY SPLEEN. I tested negative for toxoplasmosis and CMV. lOCAL DOCTORS WILL NOT TREAT ME WITHOUT MORE EVIDENCE. WHAT SHOULD I DO????? julio Stop assuming you have HIV (you don't) and let the doctors... Read more »