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I Am 21 Yrs And Have The Shingles Is That Normal For My Age And What Can I Do To Stop The Pain

While shingles can happen at any age, it’s more common in people over 50. I’m 60 now and some of my family already had this. I can’t tolerate pain ether way don’t know what to do. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that anyone 60 years of age or older should get the shingles vaccine, regardless of whether they recall having had chickenpox or not. December 21, 2014 9: 08 pm. To reduce the odds of developing PHN after shingles: Get vaccinated for shingles (before it happens). Not only does vaccination make you less likely to get shingles in the first place, but if you do get shingles, you’re much less likely to get PHN afterward. I have nerve damage in my neck plus surgery and they say I need another surgery because my hold nerve cord is being pinched by the level above where the floating plate is. I am 75 and have had pain of shingles for two years. Im worried it will become more constant with age! I’m a 35 year old female and have had recurring shingles for about 7 years which occurs anything from 3-7 times a year and occasionally back to back. Now I keep the medicine on hand and start taking it with the very first sign. Does the nerve pain sometimes come back without the outbreak of blisters? And how long is it going to last? I would appreciate any advice. Over the past 5 years i believe i have been getting more outbreaks this could be due to my age or some stress.

Tapping to Calm Oneself Before SleepMay 21, 2015. The first sign of shingles is unilateral tingling, itching, or stabbing pain on your skin, on one side of your face or body. Normally, physicians prescribe drugs to help treat herpes outbreaks, but oftentimes, medications are followed by adverse effects. He indicated that the vaccine would have to be used for at least 50 years to demonstrate a cost benefit, because of the added medical expenses of a shingles epidemic. For more information on how to avoid chemical toxicities, read my article Top Three Sources of Toxic Exposures: Traffic, Personal Care, and Plastic Products. Keep shingles in mind when there is unexplained neuropathic pain. Another reason to offer the vaccine, Zostravax, at age 50 is the way the shingles vaccine is paid for. It’s a benefit to provide the vaccine before the patient is of Medicare age because, while Medicare will pay for it, the reimbursement to the patient can take months and most adults don’t have 350-400 to pay out-of-pocket while they’re waiting to get reimbursed. I’m a healthy 34 year old woman experiencing my second bout of shingles. It feels like I’m going to lose something – Paula’s story; Who would have thought? My experience with shingles began with a small, red, painful spot on the top of my head, as if I had bumped it on something. For a time, when I was getting regular attacks, I stopped driving and it became very difficult to even leave the house. Now, all I have to do is show someone a picture of my shingles infection and they leave my house and go get the vaccine right away.

What You Need To Know About Shingles

Joe Graedon August 21, 2014 Default 42 Comments. Q. I am totally confused about the shingles vaccine. Two and a half years ago at age 90, my father contracted shingles around his right side, and has suffered terribly from post herpetic neuralgia ever since despite trying a wide array of medications, nerve blocks and other treatments. Ruth, a 79-year-old woman, said her shingles caused so much pain she couldn’t bear to put on her clothes or have the sheets touch her skin. About one in five people who have had chickenpox will get shingles later in life. The chance of getting shingles becomes much higher by age 70. Shingles, also known as zoster or herpes zoster, is a painful skin rash caused by the same virus responsible for chicken pox: the varicella zoster virus. The infection can take anywhere from 10 to 21 days to develop after exposure to someone with chicken pox or shingles.

So should people who have had shingles get the vaccine to lower theirchances of getting it again? Got shingles again at age 50 on one shoulder and across the chest. I am working through my stress well as time does help. I had shingles in January of this year; very painful but fortunately reacted well to the medication. People of all ages, even children, can be affected, but the incidence increases with age. However, most individuals who develop shingles do not have any underlying malignancy or other immunosuppressive condition. The most common areas to be affected are the face and trunk, which correspond to the areas where the chickenpox rash is most concentrated. My bookmarks? You can’t catch shingles from other people that have shingles. 60 years of age; this shingles vaccine may also reduce the pain associated that comes with this virus. This started to itch on 9/21/11 and when I looked at what it, this is what i saw. I am relatively healthy and do not have any other diseases that affect my immune system HOWEVER, I have been under an extreme amount of work-related stress during the past 2-3 months which has affected me while at work and at home on a daily basis. For the past three years, I have suffered from shingles pain. This happens to one in four of us over the age of 50 (it’s less common in younger people). 20/04/15; ASK THE DOCTOR: Do I really need to keep taking my stroke tablets? I’d like to think I am best placed to weigh up the needs of my patient and plan for her health. Anyone 60 years of age or older should get the shingles vaccine, regardless of whether they recall having had chickenpox or not. However, CDC does not have a recommendation for routine use of shingles vaccine in people aged 50 through 59 years old. Even if you have had shingles, you can still receive the shingles vaccine to help prevent future occurrences of the disease. The most common side effects in people who got the vaccine were redness, soreness, swelling or itching at the shot site, and headache. My Mother had a terrible time with shingles a few years ago and my Great Grandmother apparently died from thepostherpetic neuralgia which is the most concerning aftermath of shingles. Then again, she was over 100 at that time and anything at that age, even the common cold, would represent a serious health threat. The pain is horrible, but one acupuncture treatment stops it immediately. I am not be the right person to judge or recommend what others should do, each one of us is different and how we react to vaccines (and medication etc).

Shingles Can Strike Twice. Will The Shingles Vaccine Help?

explains when and why you should get the shingles vaccine. If you’re over age 60, the shingles vaccine may help you avoid getting shingles. And if you’ve had shingles, the shingles vaccine may help prevent a recurrence. While shingles isn’t life-threatening in healthy individuals, it can be very painful and lead to long-term symptoms such as chronic pain and vision problems (if the outbreak is near the eyes). Historically, shingles has mainly affected people over 60, but there does seem to be an increase in younger, healthy individuals getting the disease. But this itchy and painful condition, known as shingles, strikes one in three adults during their lifetime. This can also happen when a person’s immune system is repressed, which can occur in those with cancer, HIV, or in those who have had an organ transplant. Most people with shingles recover completely and can resume their normal routine after a few weeks. My, now 21 year old, daughter had chicken pox at the age of 3 and started breaking out in what was later diagnosed as shingles around the same age. At age 52, I’ve been on the fence for a while about getting Zostavax, the shingles vaccine. The best thing to do is keep your rash covered up so no one will have direct contact with it, and so you won’t touch it and then touch someone else. Shingles is usually painful, so you probably won’t want anyone to touch you anyway. In a large clinical trial involving adults 60 years and older, the vaccine prevented shingles in 51 percent of the patients and postherpetic neuralgia in 67 percent of patients. More than 30, 000 people in this age group get shingles every year. Shingles usually lasts for up to four weeks but often has complications, such as post-herpetic neuralgia, a long lasting, sometimes severe burning pain that is debilitating and can last for years. If the vaccine doesn’t stop you getting shingles, it may reduce the risk of post-herpetic neuralgia by two-thirds. I too developed my first shigles outbreak when I was 21 (I’m now 48). Not as painful as most people describe shingles-I can still work. My shingles have been going on for about 7 yrs. now-sometimes once every 6 months and sometimes every 6 weeks. It does seem like recurring shingles is becoming more common. And it has lifted my spirits to read that others have the same symptoms I do. But about half of all cases actually occur among people 60 years old or older. Shingles can be quite painful but treatments with antiviral medications are available. Oh gosh now I’m scared because I haven’t had chickenpox and now in 24 weeks pregnant, hopefully I make it to the end healthy and safe. January 7th, 2013 at 2: 21 pm. We have our first appt this week, so I am trying to repeat my doc’s words to stay positive. It is now 4 weeks later, and I am still in more pain than I can stand. Most infections occur between the ages of 5-10 years and usually st. learn more. Learn more. What kinds of treatments have been effective for your shingles? EMedicineHealth does not endorse any specific product, service or treatment. Healthy Resources. It is more common in older adults, but anyone who has had chickenpox can get it. 59 years old, CDC does not have a recommendation for routine use of shingles vaccine in people 50 through 59 years old.

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I Am 21 Yrs And Have The Shingles Is That Normal For My Age And What Can I Do To Stop The Pain

While shingles can happen at any age, it’s more common in people over 50. I’m 60 now and some of my family already had this. I can’t tolerate pain ether way don’t know what to do. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that anyone 60 years of age or older should get the shingles vaccine, regardless of whether they recall having had chickenpox or not. December 21, 2014 9: 08 pm. To reduce the odds of developing PHN after shingles: Get vaccinated for shingles (before it happens). Not only does vaccination make you less likely to get shingles in the first place, but if you do get shingles, you’re much less likely to get PHN afterward. I have nerve damage in my neck plus surgery and they say I need another surgery because my hold nerve cord is being pinched by the level above where the floating plate is. I am 75 and have had pain of shingles for two years. Im worried it will become more constant with age! I’m a 35 year old female and have had recurring shingles for about 7 years which occurs anything from 3-7 times a year and occasionally back to back. Now I keep the medicine on hand and start taking it with the very first sign. Does the nerve pain sometimes come back without the outbreak of blisters? And how long is it going to last? I would appreciate any advice. Over the past 5 years i believe i have been getting more outbreaks this could be due to my age or some stress.

Tapping to Calm Oneself Before SleepMay 21, 2015. The first sign of shingles is unilateral tingling, itching, or stabbing pain on your skin, on one side of your face or body. Normally, physicians prescribe drugs to help treat herpes outbreaks, but oftentimes, medications are followed by adverse effects. He indicated that the vaccine would have to be used for at least 50 years to demonstrate a cost benefit, because of the added medical expenses of a shingles epidemic. For more information on how to avoid chemical toxicities, read my article Top Three Sources of Toxic Exposures: Traffic, Personal Care, and Plastic Products. Keep shingles in mind when there is unexplained neuropathic pain. Another reason to offer the vaccine, Zostravax, at age 50 is the way the shingles vaccine is paid for. It’s a benefit to provide the vaccine before the patient is of Medicare age because, while Medicare will pay for it, the reimbursement to the patient can take months and most adults don’t have 350-400 to pay out-of-pocket while they’re waiting to get reimbursed. I’m a healthy 34 year old woman experiencing my second bout of shingles. It feels like I’m going to lose something – Paula’s story; Who would have thought? My experience with shingles began with a small, red, painful spot on the top of my head, as if I had bumped it on something. For a time, when I was getting regular attacks, I stopped driving and it became very difficult to even leave the house. Now, all I have to do is show someone a picture of my shingles infection and they leave my house and go get the vaccine right away.

What You Need To Know About Shingles

Joe Graedon August 21, 2014 Default 42 Comments. Q. I am totally confused about the shingles vaccine. Two and a half years ago at age 90, my father contracted shingles around his right side, and has suffered terribly from post herpetic neuralgia ever since despite trying a wide array of medications, nerve blocks and other treatments. Ruth, a 79-year-old woman, said her shingles caused so much pain she couldn’t bear to put on her clothes or have the sheets touch her skin. About one in five people who have had chickenpox will get shingles later in life. The chance of getting shingles becomes much higher by age 70. Shingles, also known as zoster or herpes zoster, is a painful skin rash caused by the same virus responsible for chicken pox: the varicella zoster virus. The infection can take anywhere from 10 to 21 days to develop after exposure to someone with chicken pox or shingles.

So should people who have had shingles get the vaccine to lower theirchances of getting it again? Got shingles again at age 50 on one shoulder and across the chest. I am working through my stress well as time does help. I had shingles in January of this year; very painful but fortunately reacted well to the medication. People of all ages, even children, can be affected, but the incidence increases with age. However, most individuals who develop shingles do not have any underlying malignancy or other immunosuppressive condition. The most common areas to be affected are the face and trunk, which correspond to the areas where the chickenpox rash is most concentrated. My bookmarks? You can’t catch shingles from other people that have shingles. 60 years of age; this shingles vaccine may also reduce the pain associated that comes with this virus. This started to itch on 9/21/11 and when I looked at what it, this is what i saw. I am relatively healthy and do not have any other diseases that affect my immune system HOWEVER, I have been under an extreme amount of work-related stress during the past 2-3 months which has affected me while at work and at home on a daily basis. For the past three years, I have suffered from shingles pain. This happens to one in four of us over the age of 50 (it’s less common in younger people). 20/04/15; ASK THE DOCTOR: Do I really need to keep taking my stroke tablets? I’d like to think I am best placed to weigh up the needs of my patient and plan for her health. Anyone 60 years of age or older should get the shingles vaccine, regardless of whether they recall having had chickenpox or not. However, CDC does not have a recommendation for routine use of shingles vaccine in people aged 50 through 59 years old. Even if you have had shingles, you can still receive the shingles vaccine to help prevent future occurrences of the disease. The most common side effects in people who got the vaccine were redness, soreness, swelling or itching at the shot site, and headache. My Mother had a terrible time with shingles a few years ago and my Great Grandmother apparently died from thepostherpetic neuralgia which is the most concerning aftermath of shingles. Then again, she was over 100 at that time and anything at that age, even the common cold, would represent a serious health threat. The pain is horrible, but one acupuncture treatment stops it immediately. I am not be the right person to judge or recommend what others should do, each one of us is different and how we react to vaccines (and medication etc).

Shingles Can Strike Twice. Will The Shingles Vaccine Help?

explains when and why you should get the shingles vaccine. If you’re over age 60, the shingles vaccine may help you avoid getting shingles. And if you’ve had shingles, the shingles vaccine may help prevent a recurrence. While shingles isn’t life-threatening in healthy individuals, it can be very painful and lead to long-term symptoms such as chronic pain and vision problems (if the outbreak is near the eyes). Historically, shingles has mainly affected people over 60, but there does seem to be an increase in younger, healthy individuals getting the disease. But this itchy and painful condition, known as shingles, strikes one in three adults during their lifetime. This can also happen when a person’s immune system is repressed, which can occur in those with cancer, HIV, or in those who have had an organ transplant. Most people with shingles recover completely and can resume their normal routine after a few weeks. My, now 21 year old, daughter had chicken pox at the age of 3 and started breaking out in what was later diagnosed as shingles around the same age. At age 52, I’ve been on the fence for a while about getting Zostavax, the shingles vaccine. The best thing to do is keep your rash covered up so no one will have direct contact with it, and so you won’t touch it and then touch someone else. Shingles is usually painful, so you probably won’t want anyone to touch you anyway. In a large clinical trial involving adults 60 years and older, the vaccine prevented shingles in 51 percent of the patients and postherpetic neuralgia in 67 percent of patients. More than 30, 000 people in this age group get shingles every year. Shingles usually lasts for up to four weeks but often has complications, such as post-herpetic neuralgia, a long lasting, sometimes severe burning pain that is debilitating and can last for years. If the vaccine doesn’t stop you getting shingles, it may reduce the risk of post-herpetic neuralgia by two-thirds. I too developed my first shigles outbreak when I was 21 (I’m now 48). Not as painful as most people describe shingles-I can still work. My shingles have been going on for about 7 yrs. now-sometimes once every 6 months and sometimes every 6 weeks. It does seem like recurring shingles is becoming more common. And it has lifted my spirits to read that others have the same symptoms I do. But about half of all cases actually occur among people 60 years old or older. Shingles can be quite painful but treatments with antiviral medications are available. Oh gosh now I’m scared because I haven’t had chickenpox and now in 24 weeks pregnant, hopefully I make it to the end healthy and safe. January 7th, 2013 at 2: 21 pm. We have our first appt this week, so I am trying to repeat my doc’s words to stay positive. It is now 4 weeks later, and I am still in more pain than I can stand. Most infections occur between the ages of 5-10 years and usually st. learn more. Learn more. What kinds of treatments have been effective for your shingles? EMedicineHealth does not endorse any specific product, service or treatment. Healthy Resources. It is more common in older adults, but anyone who has had chickenpox can get it. 59 years old, CDC does not have a recommendation for routine use of shingles vaccine in people 50 through 59 years old.

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