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Can valtrex prevent shingles

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Dr. Kakkar S. MD

with Valtrex. They are on my face again! They are leaving deep dark scars . WHY AM I HAVING SO MANY SHINGLES ATTACKS?? Why is the Valtrex not working to prevent the attacks? I am having surgery...

Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney MD

I suspect I had a shingles outbreak due to severe flu like symptoms including migraine . I have never seen a rash and it is day 8 I started 1 gram of Valtrex 3xday on day 5 when I noticed the start ...

Dr. Vivek Chail MD

I was recently diagnosed with shingles . The rash is on the right side of my waist. Blisters are currently noticable. I've been taking valtrax(1 gram pills)and tramadol (50mg). Seeking a second opinion ...

Dr.  Rakesh Madhyastha MD

will valtrex help Shingles inside my mouth? actually the images of cold sore and shingles are so similar I do not know which one I have...Any suggestion? ...

Dr.  Shoaib Khan MD

I am taking Valtrex for Shingles and just took my first pill. Can I still lift weights and work our vigorously during my treatment? ...

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Shinas Hussain MD

I have been applying salt water compresses to my mothers shingles rash. What are the chances of getting shingles myself? I had chickenpox in my childhood. Should I get the shingles vaccine. Will...

Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash MD

My mother is 93 years old and has recurring shingles in her eye for about 10 years. Would the shingles vaccine help to prevent more flare-ups? Her general health is very good -- doesn t even need any ...

Dr. Siva Subramanian MD

like shingles. My question, when will it starts hurting. They put me on Valtrex. until Monday when I go to my doctor. Is that a good medicine to take for shingles if that s what I have. ...

Dr.   Elton Halili MD

My daughter was diagnosed with shingles 2 days ago and has been taking 1 gram of Valtrex 3 times a day. So far no improvement with pain or rash. Is this the most effective medication for shingles? She ...

Dr. Kathy Robinson MD

i have beensuffering from shingles on my scalp for 3 months started eish rash blisters itcthing now a full line on my left side of scalp been given anbiotics steririod pill shots now prescribed veltrex ...

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Ronald Schubert MD

I recommend you seek immediate medical attention. You will need to be started on medication for pain control and an antiviral medication to help prevent long term pain from the shingles

Dr. Anantharamakrishnan MD

Welcome to HCM You can go to the ER – but it is not an emergency! Appropriate treatment demands accurate diagnosis Diagnosis needs physician consultation and investigations… Get examined… It is treatable and...

Dr.  Divakara MD

HI Shingles is a common name used for Herpes Zoster . No it is not a STD