Shingles Treatments Directory
Shingles treatments attempt to ease pain, inflammation, and prevent serious cases of shingles infection. Common treatments include pain relievers, antiviral drugs, anti-inflammatory drugs, antibiotics, and more drugs. Other home remedies include ice, aspiring, topical creams, vitamin E, aloe vera, and more. The shingles vaccine can help control or prevent shingles outbreaks. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how shingles is treated, what medications are used, and much more.
Medicines for Shingles Treatment
If you have shingles, your doctor can prescribe drugs that might shorten how long your outbreak lasts and treatments for your pain and itching.
The Symptoms of Shingles
Learn more from WebMD about shingles symptoms, including tips for when it's time to seek treatment.
The Basics of Shingles
Get the basics about shingles and its causes from the experts at WebMD.
Will My Shingles Come Back?
Most people only get shingles once. But you can get it again. Be prepared by taking steps to prevent it, or ease it if it does come back.
Understanding the Shingles Vaccine
Experts talk to WebMD about a new vaccine that cuts the risk of shingles by 50%.
Shingles Vaccine for Adults: Side Effects, When to Get the Shot, and More
WebMD talks about who needs a shingles vaccine, when to get it, side effects, and explains more about the vaccine.