According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost 1 out of every 3 people in the United States will develop shingles, also known as herpes zoster, in their lifetime. The American Academy of Dermatology describes shingles as a painful, blistering rash. And anyone who has had chickenpox has the possibility of developing shingles because the virus remains inside of the body. When the virus is reactivated, it results in shingles. The AAD also reports that getting the shingles vaccine can lessen your risk of developing serious complications from shingles, such as nerve pain, which can be so bad that it affects with your everyday life.
It is especially important to take precautions while you have blisters because the virus is especially dangerous for:
At Arizona Stem Cell Therapy Clinic in Surprise, our Regenerative Medicine Therapy may be able to help you find pain relief for pain caused by shingles. Stem cells offer promises for other incurable diseases. Every day, researchers are finding that stem cells could provide an answer for previously unthinkable possibilities to treat diseases such as diabetes and blood disorders like lymphoma. These treatments are significant choices when it comes to severe diseases like spinal cord or joint injuries. Is it impossible to think that it can be a promising shingles treatment?
Signs and Symptoms of Shingles
You are only contagious while you have blisters from the shingles. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that you cover the rash to avoid touching it and wash your hands frequently.
At Arizona Stem Cell Therapy Clinic in Surprise, we focus on treatment that is non-invasive and works to improve functionality while regenerating soft tissue in the injured areas. Stem cell therapy and PRP injections may not be suitable for every patient, as every patient will respond differently to treatment, but we are happy to provide consultation and thorough evaluation to see if you qualify for this treatment. To learn more about Regenerative Medicine Therapy and to ask our doctors how viable of a treatment the therapy is, call Arizona Stem Cell Therapy Clinic at (623) 777-7819 to schedule an appointment.