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Speak to a board-certified doctor securely from your phone or computer and get medication for shingles in 15 minutes. Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is a viral infection that causes a painful rash. Although shingles can appear anywhere on the body, it most often is a single stripe of blisters that wraps around the left or right side of your torso. With our same-day treatment service, you can meet with a top online doctor, get diagnosed, and receive the medication you need.

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Doctors and patients can work together to diagnose and treat shingles. PlushCare makes it easy to have a video consultation with one of our doctors who can talk to you about your symptoms and prescribe you the appropriate medication. Then, simply pick up your prescription from your local pharmacy!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are symptoms of shingles?

Symptoms of shingles include a painful red rash or stripes of blisters on the surface of the skin that may cause burning, numbness, or tingling. After a few days, the fluid-filled blisters may break open and crust over causing itching.

What causes shingles?

Shingles is a virus caused by the reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus (chickenpox virus), which becomes a painful rash located along various dermatomes of the skin.

What are some home remedies for shingles?

If you’re looking for simple and easy relief, try taking a cool bath, applying a cool compress, using soothing lotions and creams, and avoiding foods with excessive salt or sugar.

Is there a shingles vaccine?

Yes, a shingles vaccine is available for healthy adults 50 years and older. The vaccine is called Shingrix (recombinant zoster vaccine) which is a 2-dose vaccine series, separated by 2 to 6 months to prevent shingles and the complications from the disease.

What are some common treatments for shingles?

The CDC recommends that adults 50 years or older receive two doses of the shingles vaccine. Additionally, several antiviral medicines like acyclovir, valacyclovir, and famciclovir are available to treat shingles and shorten the length and severity of the illness. These medicines are most effective when taken immediately after the rash appears.

What is the best medicine for shingles?

The best medicine for shingles are antiviral medications like acyclovir, valacyclovir, and famciclovir, which shorten the length and severity of the illness.

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