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Would you have Shingles (Herpes zoster) when you have Rosacea?





Summary: Shingles is reported only by a few people with Rosacea.

We study 3 people who have Shingles (Herpes zoster) and Rosacea from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Rosacea

Rosacea (a skin condition that causes facial redness) can be treated by Oracea, Doxycycline Hyclate, Doxycycline, Minocycline Hydrochloride, Metrogel, Metronidazole. (latest reports from Rosacea 2,814 patients)

Shingles

Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma.(latest reports from Shingles 22,298 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 3 people who have rosacea and Shingles are studied.

Trend of Shingles in rosacea reports

Gender of people who have rosacea and experienced Shingles * :

FemaleMale
Shingles33.33%66.67%

Age of people who have rosacea and experienced Shingles * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shingles0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Smoking cessation therapy (1 people, 33.33%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Metrogel (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Solodyn (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Exforge (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Chantix (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Aspirin (1 people, 33.33%)
  6. Accutane (1 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Rosacea and Shingles?

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  • Can i use marijuana and valacyclovir hcl for shingles? interaction
    I have just found out that I have shingles. I am very nervous about this. I am wondering if I can have a glass of wine or smoke marijuana and what the interaction is. I have been prescribed Valacyclovir HCL. Thank you.
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  • Prolia injection, then 6-8 weeks following, shingles and uti
    First Prolia injection December, 2011, followed by Prolia injection every six months, last injection January, 2014. Developed Shingles late February 2012; still have constant pain, constant itching, 6 to 8 weeks following injection UTI. This past weekend has been the weekend from HELL.........lower abdomen pain, UTI symptoms, antibiotic not helpful at this time. Plan to contact Doctor in am.
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  • Can shingles result in unilateral ptosis, ear pain and swallowing issues? i get recurring shingles on my face every 2 or 3 weeks.
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  • I have shingles. been on valacyclovir 500mg, 6 pills daily, for 5 days, and haven't noticed any imrovement. is this normal?
    Was diagnosed with shingles 5 days ago, but about a week after the first signs, which, at the time, I didn't know were early shingles signs. They started with a dull aching pain on the right side of my abdomen, followed a few days later by the gradual appearance of rash. About 4 days after rash started developing I went to the doctor, 'cause things weren't getting any better - only worse. It was then I was diagnosed promptly with shingles and put promptly on 500mg valacyclovir which I started taking right away. (2 pills, 3 times daily). Since then I badly injured my left hand at work, requiring stitches, so I'm thinking that could be compromising my body's ability to fight the virus. I'm also prone to stress and anxiety. Hand is healing nicely, but the shingles pain and rash continue as I type this. Also, just over the last 2 hours approx., I've begun to feel spasm-like pain around my right shoulder blade. Any explanation for that? Typed Saturday Sept. 21, '13 circa 8 PM
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