One of Doris’s weekly bridge partners canceled. The friend had a terrible case of shingles. She advised Doris to get the shingles vaccine. Doris had never heard of the vaccine, but she knew shingles were very painful, and she knew she didn’t want to get it. Julia K. C. Sherrill, MD, Family Medicine – Taylor … Continue reading Shingles Vaccine—A Preventive for a Painful Virus
65-year-old Harold had piles of work on his desk. His boss left several text messages to call him. His wife was in the hospital undergoing treatment. His son was having marital problems. Lots of stress in his life. And now he had a burning rash on his right side above his waist. It tingled and … Continue reading Shingles—Chickenpox for grandparents?