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26 Jan 2006

Shingles
Hi Doc

Please help. I had shingles last year November. My sores have all dried up but I am still experiencing sharp pains and needles between my toes and under my right foot. My skin feels like a burning sensation. I have been to a doctor and was admitted to hospital for 5 days and after that he prescribes pain killers but nothing seems to work. Please help. I am in terrible pain all the time and cannot bear it anymore.
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01 Jan 0001

The virus that causes shingles can affect nerves and this can take time to settle, you should speak to your Dr again or maybe see a dermatologist
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