The Answer of Spot Diagnosis 9

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Q 1 : Herpes Zoster infection.

Q2: 1. Acyclovir tablet.

  • treatment – 800mg 5 times a day at 4 hourly intervals for 7 days
  • treatment in patients with moderately impaired kidney function – 800mg 3 times a day at 6-8 hourly intervals
  • treatment in patients with severely impaired kidney function – 800mg twice a day at 12 hourly intervals.

2. Acyclovir cream 5% locally.

3. Analgesia.

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