How long do shingles last after break out?
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Asked in Shingles (infection)
How long does shingles pain last if no antivirals where taken?
Asked in Rashes, Skin Disorders, Shingles (infection)
Is shingles contagious only if you touch the rash?
How long does the rash last from shingles?
I can tell you that it lasts longer than two weeks because i have shingles right now and it has been two week and these are just starting to ooze, i know its gross. I have been looking on many other sites and they have said that it will last for about a month. I think that it really depends on the person and how bad your shingles are now. Many of the cases will vary so depending on how long you have had them and how bad they are, you can guess how long it will last. I would recommend that you go to your doctor but i went to mine and she told me this was supposed to last 5 days and that's definitely not the case. Good luck with the pain
How long does a case of the shingles last?
I wish I had a definite answer for you but I don't. Shingles break outs vary in how long stay around. A lot depends on diet, immune system, and stress. The great thing is now they have medication that can lessen the time and the amount of Shingles. My Grandma has had Shingles twice. The first time she had a ton of them but her recovery time was longer and the second time she went to the doctor immediately and received Valtrex resulting in less Shingles but they lasted for 2 months! You just never know. Some things to make you more comfortable if you do contract Shingles: - Ibuprofen - An anti-itch cream or lotion - Clean your shingles with soap and water twice a day. - Use a cool compress to keep your rash cool to relive pain and itching - Add a small amount of vinegar to your compress for extra help with pain and itching - Relax in an Oatmeal or Baking Soda bath - Try one of the treatments for Shingles: Zovirax, Valtrex, or Famvir
How long do the shingles last?
The visible symptoms of shingles usually lasts about 2 weeks. The full period including when general illness or skin soreness are the only symptoms usually lasts about a month. However, some patients may develop Post-Herpetic Neuralgia which is the most serious complication of shingles. Post-Herpetic Neuralgia can last for months or years and can be very painful.