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My mother is 56 and she has herpez zoster also she is complaining from itching in her scalp and ear , what do you recomend for the itching?

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Same area as zoster?

Are you saying that the itching occurs at the same site of the shingles? If so, she may try zostrix (capsaicin) (otc) which may sting a little or topical Hydrocortisone cream.
The lesions may take weeks to completely heal.

In brief: Same area as zoster?

Are you saying that the itching occurs at the same site of the shingles? If so, she may try zostrix (capsaicin) (otc) which may sting a little or topical Hydrocortisone cream.
The lesions may take weeks to completely heal.
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