I have had three bouts of shingles. I am 35 years old. First one in 2009 and the worst one. It came back every 4 weeks for 4 months. No doctor diagnosed me. I went in when I first got it is was in so much pain went to urgent care told the doc I was dying maybe meningitis he laughed at me and said it was just a virus and go home sleep it off. Rash came less than 1 week later told my obgyn at yearly appt he said just a virus. Rash on left chest small
Got shingles in 2014 this time went to primary Doc got blood work and sure enough shingles. Never felt the same after this one. Rash left lower back small
Oct 2018 shingles right neck small rash I felt like shit for 2 months went to Doc and said help I feel like I have been hit by a mack truck. Weak tired joint pain I couldn't run anymore right knee very painful it traveled to my right hip and coccyx as well then shingles broke out 1 month after I saw Doc
I have had two episodes to where my higher lumbar area like L2 and down went numb and one time I fell. It feels like a nerve impingement I am.currently awaiting mri xray came back normal.
Doc prescribes valtrex 500 MG daily for 1 freaking year!
Anyone else with repeat infections? Today I hurt so bad right down to hair follicle to the tips of my toes achy I started crying in the middle of the store and had to leave I couldn't take the achy pain.went home took ibuprofen and a valtrex and I'm better now. It was totally shingles pain
I'm at my wits end. Any insight would be helpful, please. I'm tired of paine lethargy weakness. I just want my body back
I've been struggling with eating disorders since I was 12. I was always the fat girl in school that people picked on. So I learned to throw up my food, starve myself, over exercise, use laxatives. This would be an ongoing thing till my 20s. I didn't realize that the real issue was my constant bingeing which was leading me to these actions because i was gaining weight and felt so disgusted with...
I go to Al-anon. I've heard all of the arguments. But...I have a real problem calling alcoholism a disease. Alcoholism is nothing like cancer as it is often likened to. I know they aren't saying its identical, but what I mean is that I believe it is a slap in the face to all those who suffer from a disease like cancer, or diabetes, or lupus, or...you fill in the blank. I personally think it...