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Acyclovir for shingles in eye

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Suggest treatment for shingles while on Acyclovir

Sir I am suffering from shingles for that my doctor prescribed acyclovir 800 mg tablet is it correct. ...
 

What are the symptoms of shingles?

Hello. My husband had a case of shingles in August of this year. Yesterday, he said he had that strange sensation in his head and right eye again but this time it is slightly less in pain intensity. We ...
 

Suggest treatment for symptoms of shingles

towards the eye and to my upper lip and tongue all on the right side. At my doctor's advice I went ...
 

Prescribed Gabapentin with acyclovir and hydrocodone for shingles. Safe?

Why did my doctor prescribe Gabapentin for shingles? She also prescribed acyclovir and hydrocodone ...
 

Suggest treatment for chronic shingles and fibromyalgia

Hi, I am a survivor of Non Hodgkins Lymphoma , I have chronic shingles and fibromyalgia . I ...-represents, acyclovir voltaren and pain killers. I use massage daily. There is never relief, never a day without pain ...
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Suggest treatment for shingles of the eye and scleritis

I came down with shingles of the eye. Caught it early and immediately went of Acyclovir for 2 weeks ... mg prednisone now for two weeks. See eye Dr. after that. How do I get rid of this permanently ...
 

What is the dosage of Acyclovir for Shingles?

Most web sites say that the treatment for shingles ( herpes zoster ) may be acyclovir 800mg. 5 times daily for 7 to 10 days. Is 800mg. 4 times daily for 5 days adequate treatment for the shingles ...
 

Is Isoprinosine recommended for shingles?

I read about taking isoprinosin for shingles. The pharmacist didn t recognize the name, nor did ... it compares to Acyclovir, (which is what the doc prescribed)? ...
 

What causes shingles?

My daughter is 13 yrs old and has shingles. First of all, should we be concerned with this? She ... and physically well. A local doctor put her on Acyclovir 800 mg for 5 days. She is on day 5 of the medication now ...
 

Suggest treatment for shingles

Husband has shingles in eye, forehead and scalp. Rash now gone. Still has very bad headache, hurting behind eye and feeling sick. he has lost a stone in a four weeks. he was diagnosed with shingles ...
 

What are the symptoms of shingles?

arms mostly they are crusting a lil bit and my right eye is sore. I also have like a flaky allergy in between my eyes. Could this be shingles? I ve never had chicken pox before. Thank you ...
 

Suggest treatment for shingles on the chin

I have a skin condition on my chin for a month now. It might be acne or it might be shingles. I ... s willing to look at something that s unappealing to the eye. Please help. ...
 

What are symptoms of scabies or shingles?

realized that i had tiny red bumps on my forearm, wrist , above the eye, back and side of my abdomen. Can it be scabies or shingles? the itchy is really intense and the more are scratch the worst it gets. ...
 

Suggest remedies for shingles pain

Thank you. My husband was diagnosed with shingles on his right side of the face including his eye about 4 weeks ago. The scabs are gone, but the redness is still there. But the real problem is the pain ...
 

How long one should take acyclovir tabs for shingles?

how long should I take acyclovir tabs for shingles? I am taking 800mg x 5 perday. I caught the disease two days after the rash appeared around my ribs and the drug has worked very well to alleviate ...
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What will help get Rid of shingles
Hi, thank you for posting. To treat shingles you should take Acyclovir. Before starting the treatment you should consult your dermatologist. All the best. Dr. Behar.
 
My mom has had the shingles since May 27. She took the medication and they are healing but we wanted to visit. Do we need shingles shots?
Hello Shingles are because of reactivation of herpes zoster virus. The treatment is by use of antiviral drugs like acyclovir. Shingles shots are not required. Thank you
 
Is shingles an std?
HI Shingles is a common name used for Herpes Zoster . No it is not a STD
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