Food Taboos When You Have Herpes Zoster?
Are there foods that are prohibited if we have skin herpes / zoster? Thank you
Herpes zoster is a disease caused by a virus called varicella zoster. The symptoms of herpes zoster are the appearance of a water-filled rash that is itchy, painful or hot.
Handling of herpes zoster itself is the use of anti-viral drugs and additional therapy to reduce the complaints that arise. This treatment itself can be given for 7 to 10 days, depending on the condition of each sufferer.
For food alone, there are no dietary restrictions for someone who has shingles. But you should still consume healthy and nutritious foods, besides that, take medication regularly to prevent complications that can arise from herpes zoster.
Here's an article you can read about herpes zoster
Thus the information that we can convey, hopefully this information can be useful to resolve your complaint.
Dr. Taneya Putri Zahra