When you are on a 7 day treatment of antivirus medication, when do you stop the development of more rash and blisters?

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The first symptom of shingles occurs several days to a week prior to the rash and includes a burning pain on the skin.
 

The rash will look like small blisters with a red base. New blisters will form over a course of three to five days. Shingles often occur on one side of the body only.

Once the blisters begin to pop and crust over, healing begins. This phase may last for about two or three weeks.
The blisters continue to form for three to five days.

The skin returns to normal after two to four weeks.

The pain subsides within one to five weeks.
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