A member asked about a 29-year-old male:
Husband was bit or stung by something 3 days ago, no bite marks, has small blistery rash, burning sensation and 2 small lumps inches apart, sore neck?
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Family Medicine 39 years experience
Shingles?: A blistery type of rash with a burning sensation sounds like shingles. Consider a Prime Consult to have it evaluated. There are a few small studies that suggest that Silvadene dream can shorten the course faster than the antiviral drugs. Trying both would be an option as well. If not shingles, a consult can help sort out what the rash could be.
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