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I have an itch that starts on my arm. Then my arm swells up…

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I have an itch...

I have an itch that starts on my arm. Then my arm swells up and the itchy spots turn into blisters and soars. I had it on my right forearm in october. After it cleared up I got it in the same place on my left arm around december. It took till feburary for it to clear up and now I am getting it on my right arm at and above the elbow.My doctor said it looks like shingles but I had the vaccine and they say shingles is only on one side of the body.

Doctor's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

It is like a burning itch and after the blisters get big they have a yellow substance coming out of them.

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can you upload a clear jpg photo of your skin rash?

shingles tends to be very very very very painful.

her are instructions to upload a photo from a computer.

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