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my daughter had a blister(herpes zoster oticus) break out on right ear june 9th. now she had one appear on left ear july 9th. why the breakout on opposite ears one month apart. it has dried up and she is back on liquid acyclovir for 5 days. will t

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Dr. Kenneth Ellner
39 years experience Dermatology
This : This is highly unlikely. I would get a viral culture to confirm the diagnosis.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
See: See your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
Answered on Mar 31, 2013
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: At least one, probably both diagnoses are wrong.
Answered on Oct 23, 2017

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