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Shingles rash, treatment?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Valacyclovir

The treatment is with a high dose of an anti-herpes drug (usually valacyclovir) if given early enough during the course of the outbreak.

In brief: Valacyclovir

The treatment is with a high dose of an anti-herpes drug (usually valacyclovir) if given early enough during the course of the outbreak.
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