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What treatments are there for shingles?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Prevention

Once you have shingles, there are no effective treatments.
Pain specialist may assist in controlling pain and preventing long term pain. People over 60 should get shingles vaccine.

In brief: Prevention

Once you have shingles, there are no effective treatments.
Pain specialist may assist in controlling pain and preventing long term pain. People over 60 should get shingles vaccine.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology

In brief: Oral Acyclovir

In brief: Oral Acyclovir

And Valtrex (valacyclovir) and famvir.
Dr. Michael Tomeo
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