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What is the treatment for shingles?

Patient: WHAT TYPE OF OF PRESCRTPION MEDICATION SHOULD YOU TAKE AT THE ONSET OF SHINGLES

 

 

Doctor: Shingles is treated with antivirals like acylovir or valcyclovir and need a prescription. Please contact your health car e provider for the same.

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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