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Shingles (cont.)


After patients leave the doctor's office, they need to take all the medicine prescribed and follow the directions given. If people notice new symptoms or if they cannot control the pain or itching, they should contact their doctor immediately.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/16/2015

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