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Old 12-12-2010, 04:14 AM   #1
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Shingles

Hi,
I was wondering if anyone knew if having an implanted nerve stimulator (for PHN) could be the cause of me breaking out with shingles at least every six weeks?

I am suppose to be shingles free for six weeks then I can get the vaccine, this time was four days short!!!

I changed positions and now work with patients that immunosuppressed so I am off of work.

The area is scabbed over now and my doctor said I can return but I would like to go ahead and take the vaccine and then I have to be off work 2-6 weeks because it is a live virus.

Anyone help me?????

 
Old 12-17-2010, 06:38 PM   #2
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Re: Shingles

wow, i didn't even know they had a vaccine or it.... i wish i had some type of advice but sorry i dont... good luck tho

 
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Old 12-17-2010, 10:44 PM   #3
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Thank you for your reply! I appreciation any information that anyone can send to me. My medical doctor does not understand about the shingles vaccine. He is open to any information that I can present to him. Thank you!!!

 
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