Day 5 – Visit from Infectious Diseases – September 11 2011

Since I have shingles breaking through yet again, the doctor and her student from Infectious Disease wanted to get my entire varicella (chickenpox – shingles) history before they decided on any long term treatment. For those of you who have not had the shingles – count your lucky stars each and EVERY day. Shingles are quite painful and for me, can be controlled with Percocet to some degree. Amie Meditz, MD, from the UCH Division of Infectious Diseases and her student,