I ve looked all over and asked 6 different pharmacies I get what I believe to be shingles.?
I get it every single year and have done for almost half my life, I'm 25.
Originally I was told it was a fungal infection
But I've got some opinions of about 6 pharmacies or drug stores, and they all said it looks and sounds like shingles
Now just to explained it's a rash on my back, I got it 2 months ago and now it's back even more aggravated and painful
Sharo stabbing pains on my lower abdomen on both sides and very sensitive and sore to touch or even brisk by.
I know shingles can reaacure in adults but what I want to know is can it reaacure every single year and sometimes twice a year as it has done now
- LiliLv 76 months ago
While shingles can recur, it doesn't happen often. It is EXTREMELY unlikely that it would recur every single year. It's also normally a problem in older people, not young ones.
Don't go to a pharmacy; see a doctor for heaven's sake. A dermatologist would be best to start with. He or she might refer you on to another specialist. Pharmacists cannot properly diagnose you.
- 6 months ago
If you've had shingles once, you probably won't get it again. That doesn't mean it can't happen; it's just unlikely.
Shingles manifests itself in an arc, i.e. half the right chest, and half the right back.
An outbreak on your back does not sound like Shingles.
Also called herpes zoster, shingles , can come back a second or, rarely, a third time.
However, you can take steps to help prevent it or ease it the next time around.
In your case, see a dermatologist as fast as possible.
In the meanwhile, slather yourself with Aloe Vera Gel to bring you comfort.
And pop a couple of full strength Aspirins.
- USAFisnumber1Lv 76 months ago
Have you talked to your doctor about getting the shingles vaccine? No? Try it.
- SamLv 76 months ago
that is bizarre.. see an immunologist. Do you remember ever having chickenpox because shingles is a direct result of that. There is a new shingles vaccine, very new, but a little expensive. I would think it is more something you are allergic to and coming in contact with. It could even be a type of pressure sore (decubitus ulcer) or an abrasion. Typically, you are too young for shingles, but not impossible.. but only if you have had chickenpox .
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- ckngbbblsLv 76 months ago
pharmacy employees are not trained to diagnose anyone.
Go see your doctor
- kelvinLv 76 months ago
why not see an actual doctor for a proper diagnoses
- PatriciaLv 76 months ago
Why haven't you seen a doctor?
- 6 months ago
This is what it looks like