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My brother is on Aubagio for MS, now he develops Zoster.

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My brother is on...

My brother is on Aubagio for MS, now he develops Zoster. What can we do until his next appt.

Doctor's Assistant: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?

Skin rash typical of zoster

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with the skin issue? Have you noticed any major changes in your overall skin or nails recently?

Just few days ago, no other changes in the overall skin,, just localized skin rash due to Shingles.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

MS on Aubagio.

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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 4 months ago

He needs following;

1) Antiviral medication like Acyclovir.

2) Acyclovir cream

3) Tramadol or Gabapentin; if pain moderate to severe.

He may go to an urgent care clinic or try to seek an appointment with his primary care physician as early as pssible.

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