A 16-year-old female asked:
What happens when shingles blisters pop?
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Dr. John Leander Poanswered
Infectious Disease 20 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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