what is good for shingles

When our immune system fails to perform its job, herpes zoster a common virus for both chicken pox and shingles takes charge which results in shingles. Try the following home remedies to get rid of the painful shingles blisters.

  • A paste made from baking soda and water when applied on the affected area would provide relief.
  • Crush two aspirins in acetone (which is commonly used as a nail polish remover) to make a fine, smooth paste. Apply this paste on the affected areas, this will provide instant relief.
  • Apply calamine lotion on the itchy skin to keep the skin dry and avoid pain and itching
  • Apply some hydrogen peroxide over the blisters (works best on infected blisters) to heal them.
  • Never scratch or burst the blisters. Raw honey or aloe vera gel also work wonders to heal the blisters.
  • Avoid arginine rich foods like chocolates, nuts, seeds and cereal grains.
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answered by S P

one cup of liquid bleach in a hot water bath. It gives immediate relief.

answered by v

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