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25 Feb 2003

Have had shingles for the past two and a half weeks. It's still very painful and uncomfortable. Can you tell me how long this will last before I start feeling better again?<br>Tired<br>Shingles
Have been suffering from Shingles for the past two and a half weeks. Still feel very uncomfortable and painful. How long will this last before I start feeling better again?

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01 Jan 0001

Tired, most people feel better within 6 weeks, but it can take up to 6 months. In rare cases it never clears up completely. Good luck.
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