Will Shingles Rash Spread
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineSee below from US Center for Disease Control Website:Shingles cannot be passed from one person to another. However, the virus that causes shingles, the varicella zoster virus, can be spread from a person with active shingles to another person who... Read more »
University of British ColumbiaShingles is caused by varicella zoster virus, a virus in the herpes family. The initial exposure to the virus is usually as a result of cickenpox in childhood. The virus then survives in nerve cells for the rest of your life. At various times... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineHow do you know it was shingles? That is also a very long time for the rash to still be present. What is your CD4 count?... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyOK...what does the rash associated with ARS appear as? Like an allergic reaction type rash or something real severe, and spread out over the body...
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI'm HIV+ and I have a weird rash in my groin that won't go away. I've been to 3 different medical facilities and they just don't know what it is. I've gotten tested for STDs and such, and don't have any. It's was itchy and didn't hurt. Now it... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyi 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 »
Posted by grcboy30, 5 RepliesHi 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 with bumps). I am terrified of HIV. I am only 30... Read more »
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