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A 16-year-old female asked:

What happens when shingles blisters pop?

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Dr. John Leander Po
Infectious Disease 19 years experience
They'll crust over: If the shingles area is kept clean, then the the popped blisters will crust over, and the itching, burning sensation will slowly diminish, especially if an antiviral agent such as valacyclovir is used early in therapy.

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