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A 62-year-old healthy male presents with a 1-day history of painful, partially crusted vesicular rash.

A 62-year-old healthy male presents with a 1-day history of painful, partially crusted vesicular rash over his left flank radiating to his left hemiabdomen that appears most consistent with shingles. Which of the following is true?

A.

Prednisone is a useful adjunct to reduce the incidence of postherpetic neuralgia

B.

Antiviral therapy decreases the rate of postherpetic neuralgia with or without steroids

C.

Antiviral therapy speeds healing from the rash

D.

The shingles vaccine may help hasten recovery from the rash and acute neuritis

E.

All of the above

Please Select at least one option.