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I have a 14 year old boy with shingles . Looking for advise on what to do for him?
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: That's strange at
This age. Please see his doctor asap.

In brief: That's strange at
This age. Please see his doctor asap.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Same plan as adults
I would suggest you have the DX confirmed & at that visit the doc can prescribe meds to suppress the flare up and deal with the pain as needed.
The site should be covered as the debris can spread the virus to susceptible persons. I have seen this as young as 15 mo.

In brief: Same plan as adults
I would suggest you have the DX confirmed & at that visit the doc can prescribe meds to suppress the flare up and deal with the pain as needed.
The site should be covered as the debris can spread the virus to susceptible persons. I have seen this as young as 15 mo.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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