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A 51-year-old female asked:

I'm taking amoxicillin/metronidazole for dental abscess. i'd been having stabbing, nerve type pain around my eye, cheek and scalp for a couple days, i now have raised, red, itchy patches with tiny blisters there . cld it be drug reaction or shingles?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Per description shingles, a drug reaction cannot be ruled out. Getting examined by your PCP or local urgent care would be best in addressing properly.
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