Update On My Shingles

@Maria24 (2162)
United States
January 27, 2018 9:51am CST
I'm going straight to the point. My shingles are not active anymore. But I have nerve pain. Yesterday I read that nerve pain its always going to be there. Any experiences on nerve pain?
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@moffittjc (42995)
• Gainesville, Florida
27 Jan
I had shingles a year ago on my neck and head. It was horrible, and very painful. I was able to start medication immediately, which lessened the severity of the outbreak, but the nerve pain lasted for well over a month after the shingles were cleared up. I couldn't shave or brush my hair the pain was so bad!
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@Maria24 (2162)
• United States
28 Jan
Oh no I was afraid that it will go to my face. But it didn't happen. Glad you are okay now.
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@moffittjc (42995)
• Gainesville, Florida
28 Jan
@Maria24 Shingles always follows a nerve trail on your body. so depending on where you first get the outbreak, that will often determine where on your body the shingles will go. Mine first appeared on my neck, and the doctor pinpointed exactly the parts of my face and head that would be affected by them, based on the way the nerves traveled in my body. He was very accurate in his description of where the shingles would appear on my body.
@Maria24 (2162)
• United States
28 Jan
@moffittjc oh thanks for the information.
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• United States
27 Jan
My mom still has nerve pain, her doctor said it would always be trouble for her.
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@Maria24 (2162)
• United States
28 Jan
OMG no. It's really painful to hear that. I don't apply or take medication for that.
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• United States
31 Jan
@Maria24 Yes, my mom is 75, and she complains about the pain all the time.
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@Maria24 (2162)
• United States
31 Jan
@CookieMonster46 oh no poor lady it's really painful
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@marlina (73884)
• Canada
27 Jan
I had the shingles in my eye and it lasted exactly 1 month. So I am not sure about the nerve pain after that.
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@Maria24 (2162)
• United States
28 Jan
Did it affect your vision? I'm glad you are okay now.
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@marlina (73884)
• Canada
31 Jan
@Maria24 It was extremely painful.But it did not affect my vision after.
@Maria24 (2162)
• United States
31 Jan
@marlina that's good
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@LadyDuck (157304)
• Switzerland
28 Jan
The nerve pain will pass, but it will take some time. The doctor gave me a gel to apply to ease the pain.
@Maria24 (2162)
• United States
28 Jan
Oh I hope it passes soon.
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@LadyDuck (157304)
• Switzerland
28 Jan
@Maria24 Ask a gel or a patch to your doctor, my pain lasted a couple of weeks.
@Maria24 (2162)
• United States
28 Jan
@LadyDuck I will thank you
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@mohit459 (11871)
• Haldwani, India
27 Jan
No I don't have.... But it's sounds good that you are better than before
@Maria24 (2162)
• United States
27 Jan
Thank you
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@mohit459 (11871)
• Haldwani, India
28 Jan
@Maria24 Take care
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@JSAph8888 (972)
• Philippines
28 Jan
I hope you feel fine soon. Take care. Drink a lot of water.
@Maria24 (2162)
• United States
28 Jan
Thank you I will