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Yes they look like herpes.
Are they painful?
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ok in that case this is likely shingles.
Should be treated with valtrex still.
Anti fungal cream will not help as shingles is caused by the reactivation of chicken pox virus.
Hence it is viral infection.
Herpes is mainly seen in the genital area and they are more painful.
Shingles is distributed in band like fashion along the nerves.