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Is there any home remedy for shingles?

Is there any home remedy for shingles?

SHINGLES HOME REMEDY: There are no home remedies for shingles. Sorry. See your dermatologist who will probably prescribe an antiviral medications such as valtrex or famvir. ...Read more

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Herpes Zoster (Definition)

Herpes zoster is also known as Shingles. Shingles (herpes zoster) is a painful, blistering skin rash due to the varicella-zoster virus, the ...Read more


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Best remedy home remedy for shingles on your armpit?

Best remedy home remedy for shingles on your armpit?

None: You need to get treated. Treatment for shingles is far more successful the earlier you start. Also, be sure to stay away from any that is pregnant, or other people with impaired immune systems. ...Read more

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Have shingles - can you get it on the top of your vagina I have a few itchy, painful spots is there a home remedy terrified to undress in doc office?

Maybe not shingles: You assume it's shingles. Some diseases resemble that. It would be rare to have shingle in a limited pubic area. You can take a friend or relative to be with you in the exam room when you see the doctor to make it less frightening for you. There is no home remedy for an I diagnosed disorder. ...Read more

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I have an under arm lump. Do i need an antibiotic or is there a home remedy? I recently took a long road trip. I was unable to shower for 2 days. Also I have had shingles as a young man. I am 24. I also on this trip picked up a cold so i tried a variety o

A : A new lump in that area could be due to many things. It can be an inflamed cyst, ingrown hair or boil, or inflamed lymph node. If the lump is not enlarging, non-tender and you do not have fever and other symptoms you can monitor it at home. You can try warm towel compresses for 15 minutes several times a day. If it enlarges, becomes painful, or you become feverish, you should see a physician. If the lump does not resolve in a week, you should visit physician for evaluation and treatment. Take care, . ...Read more

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I am experiencing an allergic and severe reaction to acyclovir and Valtrex for shingles treatment. How do I treat this at home?

See a dermatologist: It makes no sense to use both valtrex and Acyclovir at the same time. Allergic reaction to either of these is extremely unlikely. See a skin specialist immediatly . The correct diagnosis may be something else. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedy for fair and glowing skin?

Are there any home remedy for fair and glowing skin?

Marine Fish Oil: and other GOOD fats such as coconut oil can lubricate the skin from the inside out. See your doc first please. Peace and good health. Avoid bad fats such as trans-fats in prepared foods. Avoid skin lotions containing alcohol,which is drying. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedy to treat prostatitis?

Is there any home remedy to treat prostatitis?

Please get an exam: From your doc to make sure that's what you have. He/she can then treat you. True prosatatis is an infectection/inflammation of the prostate, different from enlarged prostate that older men get so over the counter saw palmetto is not likely to help. Careful of prostate massage because it may spread the infection, if there. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedy for a uti?

Is there any home remedy for a uti?

Not really: The old wives tale of drinking a gallon of cranberry juice bears some merit, but the gallon is more important that the cranberry part. Above and beyond that, antibiotics are superior to most homeopathic cures. ...Read more

Shingles (Definition)

Clusters of vesicles ...Read more