A 57-year-old female asked:
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it's been about 9 days since shingles began? thought they were a bug bite. can i fly now, dr gave me keflex& otc antihistamine. not big rash!

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
As a passenger, yes: not as a pilot though, enjoy your flight
Answered on Jul 23, 2015
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No: Shingles won't go to your brain, the medicine your doctor prescribed is for ? Secondary bacterial infection, observe and follow up with your doctor
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