I had shingles 4 years ago. Corticosteroids can be used, but in conjunction with antiviral medication. I'm not sure how effective corticosteroid treatment is all on its own. What dose are you on?
I'd put a call into your doctor. Don't let this continue. I know my shingles gave me terrible pain. I hope you get relief soon.
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