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Can I use baking soda to dry up the blisters from shingles?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology

In brief: Shingles

There is no cure for shingles, but treatment may shorten the length of illness and prevent complications.
Treatment options include: antiviral medicines to reduce the pain and duration of shingles. Pain medicines, antidepressants, and topical creams to relieve long-term pain.

In brief: Shingles

There is no cure for shingles, but treatment may shorten the length of illness and prevent complications.
Treatment options include: antiviral medicines to reduce the pain and duration of shingles. Pain medicines, antidepressants, and topical creams to relieve long-term pain.
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