How is Ramsay Hunt syndrome treated

How is Ramsay Hunt syndrome treated? 

Otic neuralgiform pain identical to nervus intermedius neuralgia may occur, but more typically there is a background of constant pain with superimposed jolts or paroxysmal lancinating pain in the ear.

Vesicles are noted in the external canal, sometimes on the pinna or eardrum.

Antiviral therapy with acyclovir and corticosteroids is administered along with opioids and anticonvulsant drugs such as oxcarbazepine and pregabalin.


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