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Risk of Shingles Increases with Age, but Vaccine is Available

Risk of Shingles Increases with Age, but Vaccine is Available February 12, 2010 Dear Mayo Clinic: I had chickenpox as a child, and about seven years ago I had shingles. I will be 80 years old soon and am wondering whether or not I should still get the vaccine to prevent [...]

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Shingles More Common After Age 50, but Can Affect Younger People as Well

Shingles More Common After Age 50, but Can Affect Younger People as Well August 9, 2013 Dear Mayo Clinic: I was diagnosed last year, at the age of 38, with shingles. What causes someone who is relatively young to get shingles? Does this mean I am more likely to get [...]

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Early Treatment Often the Best Response to Recurrent Shingles

Early Treatment Often the Best Response to Recurrent Shingles March 26, 2010 Dear Mayo Clinic: I have had three bouts of shingles that have caused me pain. How do I prevent additional attacks? Answer: Recurrent bouts of shingles are often associated with immune system problems that occur with aging or [...]

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For Some, Pain from Shingles May Linger and Become Long-term Condition

For Some, Pain from Shingles May Linger and Become Long-term Condition November 25, 2011 Dear Mayo Clinic: I have been diagnosed with shingles of the trigeminal nerve affecting my face. How do I reduce the pain in my head and eye after having shingles? Answer: For most people, the pain [...]

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Mayo Clinic: Asthmatic Children Face Higher Shingles Risk, Premature Birth Doubles Asthma Odds

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers will present findings on childhood allergies and asthma at the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) annual meeting, held March 2–6 in Orlando, Fla. The AAAAI event brings together allergists, asthma specialists, clinical immunologists and allied health professionals worldwide who have a [...]

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Shingles Vaccine

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lc5S5Es5to Ask anyone who's had shingles and they'll tell you that a flare up is no fun. The rash hurts and can cause major pain and discomfort months after the initial outbreak. And anyone who has had chicken pox or the chicken pox vaccine is at risk. But doctors at Mayo [...]

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Shingles

Ask anyone who's had shingles and they'll tell you: a flare up is no fun. The rash hurts and can cause major pain and discomfort months after the initial outbreak. Dr. Priya Sampathkumar, M.D., a Mayo Clinic infection disease specialist explains the condition and how it is contracted. To listen [...]

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