Info update Shingrix (shingles vaccine)
Per webinar just attended: 90-97% effective for at least 4 yrs. ( may need a booster but is more efficacious than Zostavax ) Approved > 50yrs...
SHINGLES and APS
I recently was diagnosed with Shingles , I have lupus etc. I was started on some medication for it which I had to take for 7 days 5 tabs a da...
Friend has Shingles!
I have PMR and currently have just come out of an awful flare up, thankfully all pains have settled and seem to be under control on 10 mg of ...
Exposure to shingles.
I have been diagnosed with PMR, not GCA, but plenty of symptoms early on that worried me and rheumy about lurkng, but undeclared GCA....
Is it ok to have the shingles vaccination - I am on Enbrel and Methotrexate>...
Shingles post FCR
I finished FCR about 9 weeks ago and was beginning to feel better and thinking about a return date for work when the dreaded shingles struck....
New with shingles
HiI am 82, male, I had a shingles attack 2 years ago R side of forehead and nose my problem is nerve pain mainly on the eyebrow I take Lyrica...
My freind has just been told by the doctor he has shingles I want to visit him but not sure how safe I would be I have had chickenpox & shing...
When I went for my flu jab on Saturday my GP, who is knowledgeable about PMR, said that I was eligible for the Shingles jab. When I asked abo...
Shingles and contact
I'm 8 days into shingles and caught them early and on Acivlovir 5 times a day. This guy I really like wants to meet me in couple of days and ...
Shingles and lupus
Is shingles related to lupus as I was wondering if we are more likely to develop this because if our immune system?...
Steroid induced Shingles?
Hi everyone, I'm new here and am wondering if anyone else has experienced Shingles as a result of Steroids? I was diagnosed about 18 months a...
Was on Rituxan and chlorambucil combination treatment already twice ( each treatment with few cycles , treatments 3 years apart ) and now was...
Risk from shingles ??
Hi there , im probably being silly -- i was chatting to lady on the till in the shop and she told me she had been off work with shingles . Sh...
Shingles vaccine or not with immunosuppressant
I have chronic sarcoidosis in the lungs and am permanently breathless if I move around. I take prednisone and mycophenalate....
I was diagnosed with Shingles about 10 days ago,the spots have started to scab over,but still don't feel that good ,I am still itching and it...
Two weeks in of pmr/ GCA? and pred and am fearful a small blister on my abdomen may be the start of shingles I have had in this area before, ...
My husband was offered a shingles vaccination as he is now 70. The nurse said he may have a rash after a few days as a side effect from the l...
Shingles with CLL
Hi all Has anyone had shingles post FCR. Ive had it for a week now and just finished a course of Aciclivor 800mgs 5 x a day....
Shingles and Sjorgens
Hi All, I thought I had an insect bite, but it developed over a couple of days, into shingles. Spent Easter Sunday at out of hours GP service...
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