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I have just been diagnosed w/shingles. Any advice for me during treatment?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: Shingles

Although there is not a “cure” for shingles- valacyclovir (valtrex), Acyclovir (zovirax) ; Famciclovir (famvir) can help symptoms.
Cool bath or compresses over the rash may v pain/ itching.

In brief: Shingles

Although there is not a “cure” for shingles- valacyclovir (valtrex), Acyclovir (zovirax) ; Famciclovir (famvir) can help symptoms.
Cool bath or compresses over the rash may v pain/ itching.
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