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2012-12-24 05:00:10

Renowned directory Cleveland posted an article last month about the extreme pain shingles can cause and the blisters which follow. VyGone introduced vaccine to eradicate the blisters and treat Shingles on http://www.ultimatecoldsoretreatment.com. Boise, ID (PRWEB) December 23, 2012 Cleveland.com posted an article on on the 27th of November about shingles and the pain cause by shingles. It quoted Dr. Christopher Gharibo, who is a medical director at the NYU Hospital for joint disease,...

2012-09-17 23:12:42

Herpes zoster, or shingles, does not increase the risk of cancer in the general population, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Although herpes zoster is more common in patients with cancer than in those without, it is unknown whether the risk of cancer is increased for people with herpes zoster. Several studies have indicated an association although most were conducted in western countries. A large study of 35 871 patients in Taiwan with newly diagnosed...

2012-07-06 06:49:57

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Shingles is a painful skin rash caused by inflammation of the skin, usually after someone has had chickenpox. Shingles is more detrimental to the elderly, and can lead to further complications. Although some have suggested that patients receiving medication for immune-mediated diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis or psoriasis may be at increased risk of herpes zoster (HZ; shingles) shortly after receipt of the vaccine, an analysis that included nearly 20,000...


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2011-01-24 12:56:26

Herpes zoster (or zoster), is known as shingles or zona and is a viral disease characterized by painful skin rash with blisters in a limited area on one side of the body. Initial infection causes chickenpox. Once chickenpox is over the virus remains in the body and can cause shingles. It can become latent in the nerve cell bodies and sometimes in the dorsal root, cranial nerve, or autonomic ganglion. Years after initial infection, another breakout can cause a painful rash. The rash usually...

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