Itching And Redness Appear In Other Areas After Shingles?
I was affected by herpes, I treated using aciklovir cream, it was dry and disappeared, but in other parts it appeared itchy and reddish and dry shaped like a scab, and the itchiness was extraordinary, I had to do it, I already bought aciklovir cream and it wasn’t suitable instead add more ???
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Herpes or also known as shingles is a varicella zoster virus infection that causes rashes on the skin according to the nerves of the body that are related, and usually occurs on one side of the patient's body.
Patients with shingles will experience comorbid complaints in the form of:
1. reddish skin
2. skin elevation with nodules filled with water
3. pain and heat in the area of infection
4. fever may accompany
5. itching can also accompany
Recovery of shingles infection can take about 5-14 days, depending on the condition of the patient's immune system and the condition of the patient's stamina. However, if the complaint is disturbing, the patient should consult directly with a family doctor and / or a dermatologist. The doctor will conduct an examination and evaluation, so as to ensure the condition of the skin rash and help with recovery.
In connection with your question, there are complaints of itching and redness in other areas of herpes zoster disease before, it might be caused by a tick bite or also called scabies. Scabies is often found in the area of the feet, hands, the area around the genitals, stomach, or under the breast. Scabies patients often complain of itching which is very annoying, especially at night and often causes scratches on the skin due to excessive scratching.
However, it is important to consider other causes such as allergies, mosquito bites, fungal infections, sweating / personal hygiene, or because of inflammation of the hair roots.
To ascertain the cause of this complaint and to assist with treatment, you should consult directly with your family doctor or dermatologist. So, doctors can see firsthand this skin rash and ascertain the cause.
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