what can I put on shingles after they have scabed to prevent a scar, and for some relief of dryness pain?

Health advice on shingles scars

  • Take 2 aspirin tablets and crush them to make a powder. Now add 2 tbsp of nail polish remover which contains acetone and make solution. With the help of cotton balls, apply it to the affected area. Leave it open to dry and you will find relief within minutes. Acetone removes dead cells and any residues while desensitizes the affected nerves. Protect your eyes from this solution and if you are allergic to aspirin then do not try this.
  • Domeboro astringent solution is an over-the-counter product that is available in powder of tablet form. With a piece of gauze apply its solution to the area and keep it there for 15 to 20 minutes. Repeat this process 4 to 5 times during the day.
  • Apply calamine lotion directly to the affected area or you can also mix a little rubbing alcohol with it.
  • Take 200 mgs of vitamin C five times a day and also consume zinc and vitamin B-complex supplements.
  • Apply some anti bacterial lotion to the shingles to protect any further injury.
  • Crush some ice cubes and fill in a plastic bag. Cold compress the area several times a day to ease the pain and hydrate your skin.
  • Apply the juice of cucumber, olive oil or vitamin E oil to the scars or you can compress with some chamomile tea bags.

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