Thread: Shingles
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Old 04-30-2006, 02:57 PM   #2
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Re: Shingles

I have a small patch of shingles (about the size of a half dollar) on my right shoulder blade. It has flared up probably about 8-10 times the last 6 years. It seems to happen when my immune system is low or I'm under stress. I just recently finished taking prednisone and 2 days later it showed up again. I too have heard that it's rare to have shingles come back so often. I have wondered why this is happening to me. Please post anything you find out about yours. Thanks!