NHS Service

How long does the shingles rash last?

The blisters usually scab over within 7-10 days, while the rash can take 2-4 weeks to heal completely. Nerve pain can linger for months in some cases.

What can I do to relieve shingles pain?

Over-the-counter pain relievers can help. During your Pharmacy First Shingles Treatment consultation, our pharmacist will discuss the options and tailor a solution specific to your medical history. Our pharmacists are experienced health professionals in the Leighton Buzzard area.

Who can access the Pharmacy First Shingles service at Touchwood Pharmacy Leighton Buzzard?

Patients over the age of 18 are welcome to access the Pharmacy First Shingles program at Touchwood Pharmacy. You don’t need to be previously registered at the pharmacy and nor do you have to live in Leighton Buzzard. Even if you live in nearby areas like Milton Keynes, Luton, or Bedford, you’re welcome to visit the pharmacy for treatment.


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