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How long should it take to recover properly from shingles?

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Earthymama Tue 04-Dec-07 16:43:21

I had shingles a couple of months ago and since then have felt really awful. I had antiviral medication, which made me feel really odd, and took one week from work.
Since then I've had recurrent colds and coughs, been ill with V&D a few times.

Now I feel really ill, I've got a chest infection, I'm being sick and nothing touches my head-ache.

DP insists that I've picked up viruses from small children and shingles had no long-lasting effect.

I'm primary carer for elderly mum and I can't cope with this constant illness.....could it be post-shingles?

Any advice welcome!

pinetreedog Tue 04-Dec-07 18:27:52

Can't help but I do vaguely know someone who had shingles and she was ill and off her work for a long time.

Earthymama Tue 04-Dec-07 22:34:04

thanks ptd
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