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I have been diagnosed with Herpes zoster and have 2 blisters

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I have been diagnosed with Herpes zoster and have 2 blisters just formed on my eyelid, is there anything i can do to prevent this from spreading into my eye. I have been prescribed valtrex and have taken six tablets so far
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 6 years ago.

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You are doing the correct thing by starting on the Valtrex. This will help the virus to clear up faster and help to prevent the virus from getting into your eye.

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Other then that there is really nothing you can do. Don't worry that "blister juice" will get into your eye and spread the virus doesn't work that way :o)

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