why is shingles pain worse at night

:), Annie anonymous again checking in. Has it been a week since you had a restful night sleep without any burning or stabbing pain keeping you up? The pain is definitely worse at night, or when I do any sort of exertion. 6am today I took a vicodin that was my husband's from a long time ago. I was just diagnosed with shingles. On a related note, some folks have found relief using the original Listerine (the amber color) on the site of their shingles rash. About 6 weeks ago I recognized a case of Shingles coming on. I have had Shingles since Fri 5-7. The rash wasn't noticeable until the 19th but there were signs on 18th. It will get better. Vicodin 10-325, take the edge off at night, but not true relief. around to my shoulder blade and blah blah. It's not painful, just annoying. Hello I'm on my second week of shingles at age 27 and 24 weeks pregnant. He is with you, and will bring you theough. I finally did get some sleep last night but I'm so afraid that it might be a fluke. Plus the stress of me getting married in a few months didn't help. I know I'm not alone in this 2month assault of horrendous continuous pain.Night on end I too stay up with TV funny stuff sitting in defense form until pain killers kick in. ( had another blackout pain this afternoon, is why l went to doc). I've been laying on my side for 2 hours as I type this on my phone. I am glad you started the gabapentin, as you may find that it really helps with the itching/tingling once you get an effective dosage. 48 hrs after that, the rash started, and one day after that, I started antivirals and steroids. Only 1.5 wks in. And I cannot wait to be able to watch TV again, too! Thank you for starting this blog. Hey im new to this "shingles" i have it on my upper leg. She said, "No. Seems to help me somewhat. However, after coming home with it, I read up about it and my understanding is that is for chronic pain and a med that doesn't seem like you take on a temporary basis. I am due to start a new job in 10 days. It helps to hear that. I need to work since it is a busy time for me with holidays and I am so stressed out about it. Maybe it is. I haven't slept in the evening for seven days now, but for those of you who are Christian, I find meditating with the Lord and reading His Word help get me through the nights. If pain persists after the rash is gone - postherpetic neuralgia (phn) - it needs to be treated aggressively so it does not last forever. I've only had shingles for just over a week so am wondering if I have got off lightly. The next day I had a very small rash on top of my left foot. It's 2:48 am- and of course I can't sleep- I can't take anything except for Tylenol bc I am 13 weeks pregnant. I need sleep. I had shingles on the right side of my face and head in may 2013. Thank God for our faithful volunteers. Just bought my first home to take care of my terminally ill mother. (The nocturnal nature of this virus is very curious to me.) I tried the cimtizia and it burn so bad I busted into tears. Went to the doctor the following Mon in excruciating pain. I just found this blog last night and was encouraged after reading through it that there may be light at the end of this tunnel. He went to doc, who sent him to ER, they thought he was having a heart attack. That's the best relief of all. It's itchy burning and painful all at the same time- I didn't realize you could feel two different pains at the same time! Still woke up early, put it back into the microwave and went back to bed. What a horrible spot to have it. I use popcorn in a freezer bag. Yea, right. even months. I can't use the Lidocaine patches because of hair on the legs. Not sure if it helps. I will continue to send you good vibes! I hate it because I know when it is coming on. I'm so glad to see this blog is still ongoing - I just found it in trying to find answers! I'm just tired, I want to sleep and feel 'normal' again. Hang in there everyone! I'm praying this wont last forever but I am getting discouraged after reading on internet it may. Shingles really takes it out of you and the fatigue is horrible. Shingles however, is like that x 10!!! I wish I had seen your post sooner (I was traveling) but if you happen to see this, please post back and let us know how you are doing now. Try to sets away from the meds and try the lidocaine patches as soon as the lesions heal. He is our healer! It really does help those of us still in the middle of this living hell. So true!!! how long did you all deal with the pain before the rash? That went and this started. Whats worse than dealing with 2 different kinds of pain at the same time ��. So sorry to hear you are suffering. If you do not know Him, call out to Him, for He is near. Learn why joint pain can keep you from catching enough zzzs – and make your daytime pain worse. :( Will keep all us in my prayers!! I am thinking I need to go back to the doctor to see if there is anything that can be prescribed to help me. Haven't been able to sleep though the night once. Never had it but know what it's about. More recently the blisters have dried up and the burning pain has been not bad during the day and worse at night, as most comments have said. Only on right side and only in a tiny location in the center of the main muscle right side center of back. Mine started 12/9/16 with a headache, sharp pain in my rib area and chest. Do not wait to go to the Dr or urgent care. Take care! Any advice, or pain coping medications anyone may know of? Another wish for everyone dealing with this to recover quickly. I'd rather have roof shingles nailed to me than to have these shingles ravaging my body - going on week 5! Fran and Linne, I am so sorry you are experiencing this evil thing. I tried to fight through and move around as much as I could...it will help! I've read that over a million people in the US get shingles every year. I am now on 600mg of Gabapentin 3x a day, (which seems high) and that doesn't help. I have had to cancel appointments because I am in so much pain. I don't know what to do next. Duno what to do. He asked for a urine sample, then told me to come back in a few days for the results. I'm so sorry some of you are doing this for weeks and months! The rash has gone, except for a faded purple mark where each rash was, so I guess they will remain always. By the way, worst nights were 3 weeks in, good luck to all. I have also had a terrible stomach - pain, nausea, and constipation - as the nerve affected also runs through my abdominal area. Never wanted to wish my life away but I would give most anything for a month or more to pass quickly. It seems to help. I have to mention that another thing that is so helpful is something called Biofreeze. I came home to stabbing burning pain. Lisa from Ohio here. This sounds more like genital herpes simplex 2 infection. I am attempting to behave as normal as I can and be positive this will pass soon. Doctor told me I have stress induced shingles. I am in 2nd week and my rash is almost gone but the pain is much worse. Impaired vision, dizzy spells will get me fired! I'm back to work, but only 4 hours a day. I understand. I also recommend getting the real stuff and not generic. He said no rash not shingles. That was more helpful but still deficient so since I had the left-over 100mg capsules, I increased it to (400mg,3Xday) which has been the most helpful. "I have not tried oil of wintergreen, as the bandage helps significantly. According to the CDC, the vaccine only prevents about 51% of cases. I was diagnosed on New Year's Day. Mine also is on my left side. Neuropathic pain is sometimes worse at night, disrupting sleep. My name is Annie and that seems to be true. It says it is best for neuropathy like post-herpetic (after Shingles), diabetic neuropathy, sciatica, restless leg syndrome, and other nerve-based pain. Needs to go away so I can get a good night's sleep & start living my life again. The worst was the horrible pain in the right side of my chest and in between my shoulder blades. I begin vacation for a week August 5 at a beach house and praying to the healing gods that I get my life back by then. I also strongly recommend the Lidocaine patches - those helped the pain more than any of the painkillers or other remedies. How does it get any better than that? Even though pain lingers for 20 %, most of us heal. Even though the itching is below the surface I have found some relief with a good steroid creme on my skin. Great pain, but we truly all are in God's hands. I love them for achy muscles and the shoulder one heated up for 2.5 minutes is very relieving.i recommend this for the pain as it helps me feel better. I also took L-Lysine, a 1/4 tsp, 5 x a day, for a week. But how can one be sure. I type court transcripts for a living. Last night the pain was so severe that it had me up pretty much all night. It also sounded like something that doesn't even take effect for at least a few days to a couple weeks. However, I was diagnosed at 42 (I'm 55) and have had no diabetic complications. Here's hoping for speedy recovery. I know this has nothing much to do with shingles, but I just wanted to stress the importance of trying to keep your immune system up, either by vitamins or a little light exercise or whatever else helps. Until I starting reading this blog I thought this isint too bad now I'm thinking it hasn't even started yet. Nine days into my rash, and fleece pajamas are my best friend. My name is Dan and I am 55 years old. Have about 4 red welps. Your name. I am taking ibuprofen but I doesn't do much. It was bright red and I was hospitalised on IV Acyclovir. I have been taking Panadeine Forte since I got shingles. Been on that for only a day. One thing I noticed that others haven't mentioned is that I am a TYPE 1 (insulin dependent) diabetic. First nights sleep in days. Thankfully that subsided a day ago, so I can get a little sleep with pain meds. I'm on the anti-viral medicine and was given a lidocaine gel-like substance to dab over the rash up to four times a day. As the days progressed I was diagnosed with shingles on Monday and began taking anti viral med and exedrine around the clock. Stay positive and keep resting. The pain of post … I have been so miserable! I was having pain at the top of the hip and went to an urgent care center on Oct. 24, where the doctor saw a rash on my back near the waist and diagnosed shingles. I also have two young children AND my neighbors have 4 little ones and they are not vaccinated which really makes me want to live in a bubble til this is over with. I have had menigitis 3 times now that caused me to develop shingles. Applying benedryl cream. For my original post on it, see: http://www.thetruthaboutshingles.com/2013/02/tagamet-cimetidine-and-shingles.html, As like all of you I was diagnosed with shingles omg all I do is look things up to try and find some miracle cure or a anything to find relief I've tried just about everything I'm going into my 3rd week I did get some fast results from collidal silver dried the blisters up real quick but unfortunately the pain is still there and some nights the burning itching stabbing pain is unbearable..I wish you all the best of luck. I am so thankful for my oils. I was amazed to see that others found coffee to help, and a little surprised that there is not a better medical understanding of the night pain phenomenon. Then it came back suddenly and was even worse than before. I am so glad I got it! HealthTap uses cookies to enhance your site experience and for analytics and advertising purposes. I want to wake up and its all over. I'm sorry to hear of your suffering. Started as a tingly one-sided headache that I couldn't shake. I am now taking advil around the clock and right now I think I like advil. I had the shingles vaccine a few years ago, but have shingles again now... Told it could be a much worse case without having had the vaccine. I now feel her pain and understand.Anyone who asks about my pain, I tell them to go and get a knife out of the kitchen drawer and stab themselves in the side repeatedly. My torso (the rash is from my stomach all the way round my hip and to my spine) is very inflamed still and I can't sleep on that side whatsoever. I thought I had sciatica (experienced once before) because I started getting a sensation of soreness in my left thigh and 3 days later the pain started shooting from my left hip/buttocks area all the way down my leg. (GREAT suggestion on the audio books, btw!) Treated with ultrasound and TENS unit. I have been like this for over a week. Did TEMS on it, seemed to help. I've also been using Benadryl spray on my scalp.So for me a full month has passed, I'm tired, and distressed. I have always been healthy as a horse and highly tolerant of pain. Lumps started to form near back and spread to left thigh and ass. Sorry to hear you had someone questioning your pain level. Ice pacts help temporarily. Ice packs, lidocaine (Aspercreme), Num 520 etc. Also, my dear children gave me a crossword book and jigsaw puzzle, for when I feel up to it, to take my mind away from the pain...Hope those help too. Hi Marg, what is your capsule recipe? I really hope this passes soon. I haven't been in my bed in almost 3 weeks. I took a urine sample to the doctor and the test showed I was fighting an infection.I was given antibiotics. The next morning the rash was there, so I went back to him. It is unlike any other pain I have felt...I feel the stabbing, burning pain on the inside (rib cage area, on my back and side), but ice packs on the rash help. Be kind to yourself. This virus is ridiculous. Though having said that I am still woken by pain deep in my chest in the night, around 4.30am. My doctor said it was a bad case because of the locations - or number of locations. Maybe that is the advil. My dr gave me Norco and it helps with the shooting pains. Hello I was diagnosed with shingles around my eyelid area which I am concerned. After reading all these posts i realize that the pain will be starting with me. Note. Now that my rash is subsiding, I feel that things are going to get better, but maybe not, reading this blog. Found this while searching for information, I am "new" to shingles. I have shingles right now and each minute feels like an hour. I'm so tired of this that I am unable to focus - I'm not sure what else to do - SO - I listen to Christian music, pray, meditate and I will be headed for the hot tub soon, but need to wait until my wife gets up so that I don't drown in there!Nothing is taking away the pain completely - sometimes it's just more tolerable than other times - I wish you all much success and hope you are able to find some relief! PS - I bought a heating pad today and so far it is bliss. All the diets for shingles say to not do caffiene but I still drink a cup or two a day. God is near. I don't think I could have managed without some form of pain relief, so you have no choice really. Top answers from doctors based on your search: Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute! This pain is demonic!!!! I'm so sorry. just mild itch. Lidacain Patches were $100 EACH so that was out of the question for me. To anonymous eye-shingles poster--I, like you, was desperate to find someone else out there going through what I was/am! If anyone has thoughts on sleep aides I'm listening. I know it doesn't seem like it, but it will and you will feel happy and good again. I had shingles in my sciatic nerve BUT I was very lucky that it did not travel down my leg like that. I just finished five weeks since getting shingles on my back and right thigh. I will be at the six week mark of initial symptoms this coming Wednesday, and from the start of the rash, this coming Friday. I handled the blisters ok, but after about a week the nerve pain that often goes with it erupted in full fury. On valtrex now and am praying something helps. Now the next day I was terrible with pain felt like someone was taking a knife from the inside and turning it. As an adult with a serious problem like shingles its recommended to take a high dose, ideally he would be taking 10 pills (22 percent) per day. Back pain went away within a week.I took paracetamol with codeine and ibuprofen every 6 hours for about 2,5 weeks to help with a very strange pain, not back pain anymore. So in my case it was lyrica and paracetemol and iboprufen every 4 hrs. Yes. Beware--it was a very bad spiral--don't make my mistake. I can't imagine being pregnant AND having shingles at the same time. Last Thursday, my hip area hurt, felt bruised as if maybe I had hit it on the corner of the table. You will; you really will. It like the area is sunburn but itchy at the same time, really annoying.I stopped running when back pain started weGood luck everyone. My immune system was so low near the end of shingles that I developed a virus in my lungs and ended up in hospital. I'm sorry everyone is suffering this horrible illness, but glad to know I'm not losing my mind! I'm 6 days in and I still can't believe this is happening to me. Seriously? Tonight has been the worst for not being able to sleep. For one thing (not to be underestimated) it helped me finally get some sleep. I woke up the other day with back pain and a couple of red bumps on my back that I thought were just mosquito bites or something, so I went to my local clinic, and was told by the doctor that "your not going to believe this, but you have shingles." The other issue I had is something I felt I should warn others. This is called post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN). I went to bed at about 2.30am trying to take the anti viral medicine every 4 hours and sometimes it slips a bit. I hope I don't have lasting effects from this. I have four little ones who ask me everyday when I will be better. Very debilitating. So, it is possible to heal more quickly. After I found this blog at 2am this morning, I did make some coffee and that did strangely help. I did some research and made up a capsule. Wait at least 30 minutes. He did for me :). The Dr put me on Valtrex. To learn more, please visit our. We have tried so many topical things, apple cider vinegar worked for a while, also Listerine (gold bottle), various anti pain creams and anti itch creams, they all pretty much work for a little while then they become ineffective. The light sensitivity, which is the primary problem with my eye, is marginally better. The problem with the generic brand is the adhesion is poor so they don't make complete skin contact. My pain is at night. I find it is the itchiness which drives me crazy too. The heat wrap thing I mentioned still really helps and I recommend that. Forgot to mention that Aleve really helps at bedtime to get a few hours sleep and a .25 Xanax relieves stress. There is no specific length of time you must wait after having shingles before receiving shingles vaccine, but generally you should make sure the shingles rash has disappeared before getting vaccinated. Tried a tens unit and couldn't tell if it helped much. {{{{HUGS}}}}. It has worsened with pain as it has progressed. Just hoping that I'm on the road to recovery and that I'm not being too optimistic! I already feel off center and it really does a number on u mentally because of the lack of sleep and pain.. {{{{HUGS}}}} I feel so bad for you! It is getting on my nerves and affecting my sleep and mood. I am glad the aspercreme helps. Yup, got diagnosed 4 days ago, and ain't. Thanks Diane! Here's my timeline: Began on a Thursday with two days of feeling ill, headache, extreme fatigue and having to force myself to push through to get my work done. At my last eye appt., my dr. stated that the virus had affected my cornea, which should hopefully heal on its own. My shingles started about 14 days ago with a pain in my flank right side. It hurts more ... why is ra pain worse at night Joints are the structures that connect two or more bones in your body. mmitch81 -- Thank you for continuing to post. 3 maybe 4 days ago. Grocery shopping about killed me! See my reply to the post just above yours where I talk about lidocaine patches. Emelia, thanks for the reply. 45 y/o female. Last night I slept from 10:30 til 2am and then 2:30 to 5:30, so it seems a little better. Last Saturday I started feeling flu like symptoms and the skin on my back became very sensitive to touch (not really painful though) By Monday I was looking up heart attack symptoms as I was having a crushing pain in my chest area. I was immediately referred to an ophthalmologist. That diagnosis CANNOT be made unless the pain persists 90 days after the shingles outbreak. I thought I was better. lt does help. Well yes, I'm a crane operator, stress is daily. I pay for it. I am now on Famciclovir 500mg 3 times a day. Your stories and information as given me courage. Most protein shakes have a lot of arginine so read the label carefully if you're a fan of those. No inner nerve pain and I am grateful for that. It's now Saturday and I'm to the stage where I feel great for a few hours during the day and then the evening comes. I probably would have been doing better had he gave me the anti-viral on Mon. A real eye opener. Takes the pain. Camomile lotion, oatmeal baths and my heating pad have been my life savers. I hope you heal soon. Go to sleep and wake up at the same time every day even if it’s your day off. Here is my story. Three, fluctuations in hormone levels that occur at night often worsen symptoms of respiratory conditions like asthma and allergies. 3rd night explosion not so severe. I think I've re-read your "you are not alone" statement about 100 times now :) I am very glad that you are seeing improvement (especially with the light sensitivity) and that you are able to enjoy friends/family again. 1 week ago. It also keeps me up at night. It makes your skin feel cold but really good. Not that I wish this on anyone, but I needed to know I wasn't alone and also know what I might encounter as I progressed. I know that you and everyone reading this probably feel like you would try anything if it has the smallest chance of helping. Just happened to have an ob/gyn appt. I tried the capcaisin treatment with a very bad result unfortunately--too much burning and made the pain worse though I have heard it works for some. My name is annie and I am logged in as anonymous. It is characterized by chronic burning pain that continues in the areas supplied by the nerves that were affected by the shingles. If your nighttime pain is due to vascular disease, it not only doesn't feel better when you get up and move around, it actually feels worse. He also gave me a script for Panadeine Forte. I have pain in my back, my side and it hurts when I breathe and the pain is making me feel sick. Best of luck to you and if you get the chance, post back and give us an update on how you're doing. Hydrocodone helps the first 4 hours of sleep then the knife in the back starts like clockwork at 230am. This includes anything high in arginine (shellfish, nuts, etc). Before getting diagnosed with shingles, I had no idea what it entailed. Just warm, not hot. The reason l was having blackout pain was because the first doc (actually my oncologist) had given me too low a dosage to relieve nerve pain. {{{HUGS}}}. Then the rash began and it alllll began to make sense. Hi. It helps greatly, but needs to be re-applied often. Prednisone helped quite a bit, but can't stay on it forever. With PHN, even a light touch on the skin or someone's clothing brushing against an affected person causes severe pain. I found out that when I start walking in the morning the pain decrease or even diminished. The pain has gotten worse in such a short amount of time and I am disheartened reading about everyone's experience. Like someone is stabbing me with needles! A painful surprise at that. And in areas outside of where I had the active blisters, I have hypersensitive nerves and pain at the slightest touch. This pain can last … Scratching the … Well by Monday of the following week I was still terrible with pain so made a appointment with my regular doctor. TN is typified by attacks that stop for a period of time and then return, but the condition can be progressive. I am sooo glad you (and everyone else here) stumbled across this site. Hope this helps and wishing you a speedy recovery! If you live near me I could give you a sample. I have the worst time sleeping on my left side and seems like if I walk a lot or am on my feet a lot. The night pain is horrible in my back. I thought I was imagining it but, after reading other comments, know that it's true. Pain, stiffness, or both may accompany joint swelling. And like you I didn't take the Lyrica (similar to Neurontin) I was given because it's for chronic pain and the side effects sounded awful; however, after another couple of weeks of misery and with a vacation coming up I started taking it. I thought I had an infection of some kind. of pregabalin today and will report on progress. I stopped all that with the attack since the shingles seemed to be aggravated by movement and sweat. Rash wraps around from that area to front right below ribs. I spent the whole week decorating a very large commercial non-profit space for Christmas. what medication can i take for shingles i am itching a lot and it's very painful? I NEVER get headaches. One of the many places it hurts is deep inside my chest. I took it at night and curled up on the couch. Sympathy for anyone going through this. Not for migraines, but does turn down the pain response for things like fibromyalgia, and all kinds of other problems. My elbow was last and somehow has the small blisters starting. I have never seen anyone suffering so much it was truly awful. I'm so sorry. My skin is so hypersensitive, praying for relief!!!!! I read everything and am thinking the oils sound promising. The same virus, called varicella zoster, causes both chickenpox and shingles. I'm on antiviral pills, and was given a compounded ointment, and I am taking Advil (ibuprofen) for the pain, but it doesn't seem to help. After a couple more days, the pain at night is continuing to get better. I was so cocky at the time I didn't think I would use the Norco. Find out what shingles can cause, what to look for, and how to get treated. Went to dr as well gave me antiviral, pain med, predisone and antibiotic ointment. I find baths make it much worse. After two weeks of no sleep i thought why aren’t I using my essential oils. Good to have found this site. Doterra is the only company I know of that you can take the oils internally. Hopefully at week 5 you are nearing the end of the pain!! I am a single mom with four kids and no help. So, 2 days now and it hasn't been as bad. I may try something that knocks me out if I don';t get some quality sleep soon. Right side of shingle face is dry and red, and I apply Cetyphyl crème, but I put regular beauty crème on the normal side of my face. I am terrified, (yes really), that this will never stop, that I will have this itching madness for years or forever and that my eye will forever be deformed. Still, being pregnant and all the lack of sleep that comes with having shingles HAS to be super exhausting. What is so weird for me about this is that you look so normal while having this biting pain under your skin. A TENS (transcutaneous electrical stimulation) unit has helped my pain quite a bit, but not completely. No fun. I only get 4-5 hrs of sleep before I get woke up in pain. I also got much more relief from the Lidocaine patches. Some ppl beleive that because you are trying to … "...it feels like that severe pain sits their waiting, ready to pounce as soon as I attempt to sleep". I think this is 17 days now and there are times I am ok and times it is like "are you kidding me". Please keep us posted on your progress. All along, I've been spraying the rash with an aerosol-type Calamine Lotion several times daily which has helped the blisters dry up and helped with the itchiness. Please let this be true. I really hope mine clears before 6 weeks, im working through it but im the sole provider in the house and ive got 2 kids to take care of. Vicki, are you all recovered now and doing ok? Helped, but by day 7, pain was dreadfull. So at the moment it is just constant pain. In the case of asthma, the levels of a hormone called cortisol are decreased. 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