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Is there anything I should avoid while I have shingles

By Anonymous July 8, 2017 - 5:41am
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Just diagnosed..On valtrex. Had the shingles shot. Under stress for last two months. Rash on back and under arm area near breast. Is it ok to shower? Can it spread this way? How long will it take to clear up and have no pain.

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Hi, Anon.

Thank you for posting.

If your doctor said it's ok to shower, you can. I would think it would be. It can be hard to say how long it will last. It can be different for each person.

There are some foods you might want to avoid.

More information here: http://www.livestrong.com/article/491377-what-foods-to-avoid-during-a-shingles-outbreak/


July 8, 2017 - 6:12am
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