What treatment would you recommend in this case Answer

a. An analgesic of sufficient potency to allow rest and recovery.

b. Seven days of antiviral therapy with oral famciclovir or valacyclovir.

c. A 10- to 14-day burst of single-dose morning prednisone at 40 to 60 mg/day, provided there are no other contraindications.

d. Immediate ophthalmologic referral for evaluation of decreased visual acuity.

e. Close follow-up in 10 days or less until it is clear the acute process is resolved, and observation for possible postherpetic neuralgia.

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