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Is there a treatment ointment of pills I can take tohelp dry

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Is there a treatment ointment of pills I can take tohelp dry up shingles>
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: I;m diabetic notallergic to any meds
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I did have the shingles shot months ago
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Internist replied 9 months ago.

hi there,

i am online and will be happy to answer your questions.

to clarify before , do you have active shingle lesions? can i see the pic?

for how long you have it

yes , there is a pill for treatment. acyclovir/ or valacyclovir

gabapentin is often used for associated pain

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Expert:  Internist replied 9 months ago.

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