shingles is a rash
it is the reactivation of the chicken pox virus
did you see what I wrote?
It is really common to get
usually happens as you get old
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I am suffering from headaches since .
Since yesterday the pain wouldn't stop, even painkillers are not efficient. I feel the pain in one side of my head. The pain begins from the junction of my head to my neck, and extends to my eye. I also feel some numbness in the scalp.
Before, i used to have two Nurofens, and it would work. But since yesterday i had to take two Syndols. I felt better for a while, but then i started feeling pain again.
I don't know if this is a normal tension headache or a symptom of some other problem, and i don't know how i should cure it.
thank you for your help and answer
I thought you were asking about shinghles
this doesn't sound like a tension headache. It might be am extended migraine, or it could be the beginning of shingles which only people who've had chickenpox in the past. With shingles, the characteristic red/purple rash with blisters may take up to three days to appear after the pain starts. If it's a migraine, you could try magnesium supplements for it but there is nothing over the counter that works for shingles. I'd suggest you see a doctor for evaluation since there are effective prescription medications for migraines and early dosing with acyclovir can shorten the shingles symptoms
this is the answer
from your doctor
ah I see
I am not Dr. Chip
Your headache is from nerve irritation
what is the meaning
and what ican do
this is why you have pain
you may need medication for this specific type of pain
it is called neurontin
and i paid
but you may need to see a neurologist
I don't understand what you are saying
I am not sure what you are asking
shingles can cause this type of pain
because the nerve is irritated from this virus
or this can be temporal neuralgia
you need to see a neurologist
because this pain can be difficult to treat
if you get lesions you may need antivirals
but i can t
but you cannot do what
do you think
it is migren
NO I do not think it is a migraine
this is either shingles or another type of neuralgia (nerve irritation)
what is shingles
shingles is the reactivation of the chicken pox virus
you need antivirals, steroids and pain meds
I agree with dr. chip
but you need to see your doctor tfor these prescriptions
did you see that
A LOT of people get shingles
it doesn't mean anything specia
what medicine you can recommand me before
i can go to a physision
ask about these medications
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