By Mary-Ellen Siegel, Gray Williams

ISBN-10: 1590771370

ISBN-13: 9781590771372

ISBN-10: 1590771419

ISBN-13: 9781590771419

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But you may have to experiment. Different things work better for different people. And again I have to warn you. Nothing is going to give you 100 percent relief until you’re finally healed. ” Fred Weintraub’s dermatologist was frank. “You first felt changes in your skin five days ago, and the rash didn’t appear until yesterday. That delay, along with your age and your serious symptoms, means that treatment may not work as well as we’d like. We’ll start by attacking the virus infection, and making you as comfortable as possible.

Different things work better for different people. And again I have to warn you. Nothing is going to give you 100 percent relief until you’re finally healed. ” Fred Weintraub’s dermatologist was frank. “You first felt changes in your skin five days ago, and the rash didn’t appear until yesterday. That delay, along with your age and your serious symptoms, means that treatment may not work as well as we’d like. We’ll start by attacking the virus infection, and making you as comfortable as possible.

One of the most familiar is calamine lotion, based on zinc oxide and ferric oxide. It is sometimes supplemented 35 SHINGLES: NEW HOPE FOR AN OLD DISEASE with cooling agents such as menthol, phenol, or camphor. Topical anesthetics (see below) may provide relief from itching as well as pain. Antiprurients that are not generally used for this purpose are the topical corticosteroids, although they are widely used for other kinds of itching. They tend to make the skin thinner and more fragile, and may make the broken blisters of shingles more susceptible to bacterial infection.

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