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Herpes Zoster


A painful condition related to unilateral inflammatory vesiculobullous eruption along a cranial or nervus spinalis and inflammation of dorsal root ganglion especially of the cervical and thoracic dermatome. The name of an organism is a varicella-zoster virus (VZV), which has remained dormant within the dorsal root of ganglia. it's usually a self-limited dermatomal rash with pain.


It is caused by VZV . and spread by droplet infection [ spitting ] or direct contact with lesion [ contamination ]

  • Incubation period 7-21 days. Means, enter-grow-contamination-disease-recovery.
  • Much pain
  • Fever
  • General weakness or Malaise could also be there
  • It is distributed over the cutaneous segment of affected nerves usually over the chest or trunk[ chest, back ]
  • Then after 3-4 days eruption patches with intervening clear areas appear, then vesicles [ fill with fluid ] form.
  • Dry up in 5-6 days leaving small scars
  • The affected dermatomes [means, where the disease occurs on the skin] could also be permanently anesthetic [means, no sensory feeling or sense]
  • It may cause blindness if the ophthalmic branch of the trigeminal is involved.
  • The pain usually subsides with fading vesicles but in old people persists for while means postherpetic neuralgia

  • Prevent itching with external use of Calendula powder
  • Goof nutrition and rest


Homeopathy can cure it in a very easy and harmless way.
Main medicine is ARSENIC ALBA 30 and RHUS VEN 6 thrice daily together or as per severity, need physician's consultation
RANUNCULUS BULBOSUS 6 and BELLADONNA 6 other good medicine, use in the same manner

If there's NEURALGIA: KALMIA, MEZERIUM are good medicines.

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