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I have had shingles now for 10 days I'm on Famvir, lyricia

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Hi I have had shingles now for 10 days I'm on Famvir, lyricia but I seem to have an infected area and I'm wondering what antibiotics I can take?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Yes, He prescribed the meds I mentioned>
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: No Allergys, Im on HRT. Anglelic
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

can you send me a picture of it?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I will try
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I cant talk im at work night duty as a nurse
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Did you receive the glamorous photos?


Yes, they are very sheek.

I agree it is infected

keflex is a good choice. 500 mg three times a day

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