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A 24-year-old female asked:

I have shingles. caught it early on now on valtrex (valacyclovir). possible to have rash but no blisters ever form? had rash for 3 days now.

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Dr. John Michel
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Unlikely: YOu say that you have shingles but no rash. Why are you then on the valtrex (valacyclovir). It would be started for shingles. Now if you have known recurrence of shingles that might make sense. It is however unlikely to have shingles and no rash with blisters.
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