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What is the medication required for treatment of Herpies skin disease ?

Hi. My age is 21. My gender is male. I am currently under medical inspection. the doctor says that i have herpies skin disease. doctor has sggested me some medicine, list is as follows:- 1)Tab occurir 400mgs.-- 3times a day. 2)Tab wysdone 5mgs. -- 2tablets morning. 3)Candid cream. 4)Tab. Azibact.-- 1 tab at morning before breakfast. it is very painful. sir/madam i reuire your advise. sir/madam ur reply is appreciated. email id :-
Asked On : Sat, 16 Jul 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Thanks for choosing HCM.,
Very painful herpes skin infection...called.,
HERPES ZOSTER...commonly called SHINGLES.,
it is caused by virus..Varicella -zoster .,it infects mainly.,
Posterior root ganglia, hence your getting severe pain.,
1) First apply Ocuvir cream ..after 5mts apply on, soothing lotion i.e .,
Calamine lotion to combat the burning sensation.,
2) Tab Acyclovir 800 mg 2 times daily for 3 days.,
3) Tab ,Roxithromycin 150 mg 2 times daily for 3 days.,
(Macrolide preferable).,to combat the infection.,
4) Tab.Tryptomer 75 mg (Antidepressant) daily night times..,
to combat the pain..(Postherpetic nueralgia).,
5) For severe cases Tab wysolone 20 mg daily tappered the dose like.,
20--20--15--15--10--5--2.5mg., for alleviate pain and inflammation.,
It is very good treatment widely used by skinspecialists in everywhere ok..good luck.,
Answered: Tue, 10 Jan 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani's  Response
Hi,thanks for query.The drugs are fine,but dose is low.This is not the ideal dose for occuvir.Wysolone is not required unless they are very serious.The disease is very distressing but curable and treatment is effective.Please take a second opinion from a skin specialist for this.
wishing you good health.
Answered: Sat, 16 Jul 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Mohammed Tauseef's  Response
Hi Krunal, Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum.

You are on right medications. Kindly don't worry as it will take some time for the symptoms to subside. Just take your Medications as directed by your Doctor and go for regular follow up.

If you have blisters, do not try to squeeze to pinch them. Try applying ice or warm compresses to the blisters as this is known to relieve pain.

Get adequate rest, avoid stress and eat healthy nutritious balanced diet which should include fresh fruits and green leafy vegetables.

Wish you Good Health.

Take Care.
Answered: Sat, 16 Jul 2011
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