c/o lesions over rt upper arm for 7 days for which ampiclox given elsewhere ...but not cured. Initially started as vesicles but later crusted. Kindly guide in Dx and Rx . Tq

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LESIONS STARTED AS VESICLES, LATER CHANGING TO PUSTULES , ALTHOUGH LOCALISED APPEARS TO BE VARICELLA- ZOSTER INFECTION THAT IS IT MAY BE HERPES ZOSTER OR CHICKEN POX. ENQUIRE ABOUT ITCHING AND INSPECT OTHER PARTS OF THE BODY FOR SIMILLAR LESIONS. TREATMENT:- ACYCLOVIR .400 MG.Q.I.D.. LOCALLY APPLY ACYCLOVIR 2% SKIN OINTMENT.

Dx : Herpes Zoster (HZ). Please enquire P/H/O Chickenpox , if yes then it's HZ.

Locally Acyclovir cream ( 5 %) is suffice at this stage.
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Looks like healing Herpes Zoster. Tab Acyclovir 800 mg Five times a day for 7 days. Local Acyclovir Ointment.

after 7 days of eruption of rash, is any role of acyclovir ?
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lesion seems to be healing Herpes zoster. rx accordingly with acyclovir 800mg5hrly for 7 days with paracetamol & local application of acyclovir cream. ..

Herpes zoster

Appears to be a Healing phase of HERPES ZOSTER...HSV-1,Pls ask her if she had h/o ..back pain. toothache,.chickenpox fever, recent mental physical emotional stress periods, dental work. etc..

Herpes zoster.

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Herpes zoster lesions,maculopapulovesicular lesions on the erythematous base

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