Shingles after the Vaccine!

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Hi All,

Well like I said earlier I had the Shingles Vaccine back in June, and up untill yesterday I had been clear of them. Then this past week I have felt down couldn't be bothered to do anything. Then yesterday out they came. I have to say this is the longest I have ever gone without having Shingles. They are on my left thigh, but it is my right hip thigh and knee which are very painful at the moment. I an 61 and paid £145 for the Vaccine maybe it has worked to some extent because of the lengh of time I have gone without shingles. Who know's? Anyone out there who has had the Vaccine then had shingles would love to hear from you. Stay well people. xx

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    Ask for your money back. It obviously didn't do what you bought it to do so I would have thought that you would be covered by the fair trading regulations.
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    when I asked my Dr about the vaccine he said because I have recurring Shingles, it wouldn't work because clearly my immune system isn't fighting the virus it recognises. That made sense to me. I get it every 3 months at the base of my spine and have done for years. I use a homeopathic remedy called Rhus Tox, it has to be very strong 200 strength. I think it helps. What I have discovered recently is that Shingles is aggrevaited by foods containing Arginine Nuts are one of the biggest problems. Foods containing Lysine help the body fight the shingles virus. I now take 1000mg of Lysine daily and avoid as much as possible foods containing Arginine. Soya products are another Arginine high food.  I use Lysine cream actually on the rash, you can get it from Holland and Barrett. It is the only thing I have ever found which stopped the rash developing. You have to put it on at least 3 times a day, but it worked for me. I do think my Shingles were less painful and more short lived. I'm hoping if I continue with the change of diet and taking Lysine the occur acne will get less. I'm hoping. 

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      Hi Lilian, thanks for your feed back, very interesting. I have now ordered a book on diet for shingles, also some Lysine and Rhus tox. I think I have been eating all the wrong foods so will try and change my diet. I will let you know how I get on. Once again thank you!
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