Doctors for Zoster in Siddharameshwar Nagar, Hubli-Dharwad
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Lybrate User's review for Dr. Ashutosh Wahi
dr wahi marvelous his experience appear in way of asking to patient. Read more reviews
Kalmesh's review for Dr. R. V. Desai
yea it was nice meeting doctor .... was satisfied with hi consultant Read more reviews
Shingles is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which is the same virus that causes chickenpox. Even after the chickenpox infection is over, the virus may live in your nervous system for years before reactivating as shingles. Shingles may also be referred to as herpes zoster. This type of viral infection is characterized by a red skin rash that can cause pain and burning. Shingles usually appears as a stripe of blisters on one side of the body, typically on the torso, neck, or face.
HOW IS ZOSTER DIAGNOSED?
A dermatologist would do the diagnosis by examining the rash and does a skin test if needed to confirm the infection.
HOW IS ZOSTER TREATED?
The treatment includes oral and topical antiviral medications to control the same. It is also suggested that one avoid scratching the area and wear loose clothes. Rest is recommended here for faster healing and infecting others.
DID YOU KNOW?
There is a vaccination available for Zoster but there is actually no 100% assurance that it can prevent you from getting the disease all together.