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Question Management of herpetic whitlow

Herpetic whitlow (herpes vesicles on finger pulps) is self-limited, but do we need to give acyclovir? If answer choices include: acyclovir & observation, what would you choose?
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I will pick acyclovir.
commencing acyclovir early will reduce the duration of symptoms and also prevent recurrences.
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