Apr 29, 2007
WHAT HAS PROVEN THE BEST TREATMENT FOR A MILD CASE OF SHINGLES AT THE NECK AND THE ARMS FEMALE, 50 YRS
| Response from Dr. Young
Shingles is reactivation of herpes zoster (or chickenpox) virus. The treatment for shingles involves the use of acyclovir or one of it's cousins (famcilclovir [Famvir] or valacyclovir [Valtrex]). Treatment is usually effective only if started soon after the symptoms have started. BY
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.