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11 Common Shingles Treatments and How They’ll Help You

Worried you have shingles and looking for a shingles treatment? You’re not alone. According to the CDC, almost one out of every three people in the US will develop shingles in their lifetime, so many people experience the miserable shingles pain. If you do have shingles pain and the shingles rash, what are the most common shingles treatments and how do they work? I’ll walk you through the 11 most common shingles treatments and discuss how they’ll help you.

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What Does Shingles Look Like? 11 Shingles Pictures of Rashes

Do you have an itchy red rash? Think you might have shingles? I’ll show you shingles pictures to help you figure out if you have the shingles rash and what stage it’s in. I’ll also provide pictures of especially extreme cases and discuss what to do if you have one of these more dangerous rashes.

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Is Shingles Contagious? 2 Methods of Transmission to Avoid

Exactly how you get shingles can be confusing: it’s technically the reactivation of chickenpox and is caused by the same pesky virus (the varicella-zoster virus). But is shingles contagious? What are the riskiest transmission methods? How long is it contagious? What can you do to avoid getting shingles transmitted to you? What even causes shingles? We’ll be covering everything below, but let’s start with a basic question.

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What’s a Hermaphrodite? What’s Intersex? Learn Here

The term hermaphrodite has been thrown around for centuries. It comes from Greek Mythology — supposedly, a nymph fell in love with the son of Hermes and Aphrodite and prayed to be united with him forever. As per usual in Greek Mythology, the request backfires/is taken a little too literally. In answer to her prayers, a god merged their forms to create an androgynous being known as Hermaphroditus.  Today, the word hermaphrodite (sometimes shortened to morphodite) has become a misused umbrella term for people not conforming to the gender binary, male or female. Hermaphrodite is now a stigmatized term generally[…]

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18 Real Birth Videos You Have to Watch

Looking for some great birth videos? Simply curious what childbirth is like? Or doing research for giving birth to your own baby? In this article, I’ll show you a wide variety of childbirth videos—natural and epidural births in a hospital, c-section births, home births in water, home unassisted or free births, home births standing up, home births on a toilet, hypnobirths at home and in the hospital, a birth with the baby still in the amniotic sac, and a stillbirth. Let me mentally prepare you in case you’ve never seen a birth video: birthing a child is beautiful, painful, and[…]

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What Are M366 Pills? Name, Dosages, and Effects

If you found a mysterious pill labeled M366 or were prescribed M366 pills and are looking to know more about them, you’ve come to the right place.  To start, let’s double check you’re looking at an M366 pill. It should be oblong and white with the pill identifier “M366” stamped on one side, and it should be blank on the other side. If your pill matches the description, then you do have an M366 pill. 

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What to Do When You’re 34 Weeks Pregnant

At 34 weeks pregnant, you’re getting so close to the finish line! You’re in your 8th month of pregnancy. You will be delivering so soon.  How big is your baby now? What symptoms might you experience? What should you be doing or avoiding? In this guide, I’ll tell you everything you need to know about your 34th week of pregnancy!

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Everything You Need to Know About Being 15 Weeks Pregnant

In your first trimester, you likely experienced some morning sickness and discomfort as well as concern about possibly miscarrying. Finally, at 15 weeks pregnant, you’ve crossed into the second trimester! What does your baby look like now? What changes should you expect and what should you be doing or avoiding? In this guide, I’ll tell you everything you need to know at 15 weeks!

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