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what i do to get rid of shingles virus?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
See your Dr ASAP: The virus never totally goes away, but it can go back to a dormant state and there are medications that help it happen quicker w/ less severe symptoms. It works best if you do it early! So, go ASAP. Best wishes.
Answered on May 28, 2016
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