Dermatology’s Elma Baron offers advice on shingles treatment

Do you need the shingles vaccine? How bad are the side effects? Top doctors weigh in

First for WomenElma Baron, professor of dermatology, offered advice on what treatments are available to treat shingles. “See your doctor right away if you think you have shingles. The sooner it’s treated with antivirals, the shorter the episode is. If it’s addressed within the first 48 hours with antivirals, your misery will end much faster.”